Mr. Girondo is a Managing Director at HPS Investment Partners. Prior to joining HPS in 2016, Mr. Girondo worked at AB Private Credit Investors as a Managing Director for the Capital Markets Origination Team. Prior to joining AB Private Credit Investors, Mr. Girondo worked as the Head of Capital Markets for Varagon Capital Partners, where he was involved in the origination and execution of senior debt and unitranche transactions, as well as leading certain capital markets functions. Prior to Varagon, Michael was a Director in Citi Credit Opportunities, a credit-focused, on-balance sheet proprietary Investment Fund. Mr. Girondo began his career at JPMorgan where he held various roles. Mr. Girondo holds a BBA with a concentration in Finance and a Minor in Economics from George Washington University.