Christopher Boyle joined American Industrial Partners in 2018. Mr. Boyle was previously a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at Guggenheim Partners where he led investments in restructurings, workouts and stressed/distressed credit and the development of Guggenheim’s Corporate Opportunity Fund. Mr. Boyle previously was a Senior Managing Director at Black Diamond Capital Management and Portfolio Manager for Black Diamond’s Opportunity Funds. During his investment career, he was a member of the boards of several portfolio companies, including Arclin, Aspect Software, Envirosolutions, FXI, Hines Horticulture, North Metro Harness Initiative, PTC Alliance, Sylvan, Targus, Werner and White Birch, and was a director and chairman of Bayou Steel. Before joining Black Diamond, Mr. Boyle was a Managing Director at the Blackstone Group LP, where he worked on restructurings and reorganizations. Prior to Blackstone, Boyle was an investment banking analyst at Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. Mr. Boyle holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce with concentrations in Finance and Accounting from the University of Virginia.