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Penelope Facemire Roll

2015 Inductee

Penelope (Penni) Facemire Roll currently serves as an Executive Vice President and the Chief Financial Officer of Ares Management L.P.'s Direct Lending Group and the Chief Financial Officer of Ares Capital Corporation.

Roll is a native of Summersville, WV and a graduate of the WVU College of Business and Economics. She graduated magna cum laude in 1988 with a B.S. Business Administration in Accounting. Ms. Roll currently serves on the WVU Foundation Board of Directors and the College of Business and Economics Visiting Committee. While at WVU, she was a member of Chi Omega sorority, Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Mountain Honorary and the 4-H Club. She was also Miss Mountaineer in 1987.

Prior to joining Ares, she was the Chief Financial Officer of Allied Capital Corporation and started her career at KPMG, LLP, both in Washington, D.C.

Ms. Roll resides in New York City with her husband, Rob Roll, also a graduate of the WVU College of Business and Economics, and has two children, Rob (21) and Stephen (18).