Maria Rios joined Carl Marks in September 2008 and is Controller for Carl Marks Management Company and the funds under its management. She is responsible for monthly financial statements, SEC filings and compliance, and preparation of the tax returns.

Ms. Rios previously was Manager of the distressed debt funds at The Carlyle Group. Prior to that, Ms. Rios was a Senior Auditor for Ernst & Young’s Financial Services Office. Ms. Rios earned her MS in Accountancy from the University of Virginia and her BA in Economics/Business and Psychology from Lafayette College. Ms. Rios is a Certified Public Accountant.