Mr. Colwell is a Managing Director at HPS Investment Partners. Prior to joining HPS in 2010, Mr. Colwell spent three years at Merrill Lynch as Managing Director and as Global Head of Business Selection and Conflicts, reporting to the President’s Office. Prior to Merrill Lynch, he worked at Goldman Sachs from 1990 to 2006 in the Investment Banking Division, where he served in various capacities, including Managing Director and acting as General Counsel of the Merger Group, COO of the Americas Merger Group, and Head of Business Selection and Conflicts for Investment Banking. From 1987 to 1990, Mr. Colwell was an Associate at Shearman & Sterling. Mr. Colwell holds a BA from Denison University and a JD from the University of Michigan.