Louis Salvatore is a Senior Managing Director of The Blackstone Group and Head of Portfolio Management of GSO Capital Partners. Mr. Salvatore focuses on coordinating all of GSO's Investment Committee functions as well as sourcing and investing capital in both public and private opportunities. Mr. Salvatore is a member of GSO's Investment Committee. Before joining GSO Capital Partners in 2005, Mr. Salvatore was a Principal of DLJ Investment Partners, the mezzanine fund of CSFB's Alternative Capital Division. Mr. Salvatore joined CSFB in 2000 when it acquired DLJ, where he was a member of the Merchant Banking Group. He had been a member of DLJ's Leveraged Finance Group, specializing in corporate restructurings. Prior to that, he worked for Kidder Peabody. Mr. Salvatore received a BA in Economics from Cornell University and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.