Mr. Souders is a Vice President at HPS Investment Partners. Prior to joining HPS in 2020, Mr. Souders was a Vice President at Wells Fargo – Corporate Investment Portfolio, where he underwrote and managed an on-balance sheet portfolio of broadly syndicated loans across various sectors. Prior to Wells Fargo – Corporate Investment Portfolio, Mr. Souders worked at OneWest Bank as a Vice President in Corporate Banking, where he helped establish an on-balance sheet yield-to-call book of broadly syndicated loans and built out a direct middle market lending platform. Prior to OneWest Bank, Mr. Souders worked at Tennenbaum Capital Partners as an Associate and Wells Fargo Capital Finance as a Credit Analyst. Mr. Souders holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania.