Michael Whitman, Senior Managing Director. Mr. Whitman is a Senior Managing Director of Blackstone and Head of Private Origination for GSO Capital Partners. Mr. Whitman sits on the investment committees for GSO’s performing credit funds and distressed funds. Previously, Mr. Whitman was Co-Head of the European Business of GSO Capital Partners for 12 years. Before joining GSO in 2006, Mr. Whitman was a Managing Director with Citigroup Private Equity. Prior to joining Citigroup Private Equity, Mr. Whitman worked in Salomon Smith Barney’s High Yield Capital Markets business from 1996 through 2000. Mr. Whitman received a B.A. in History from the University of Notre Dame.