Mr. Barns joined Bain Capital Credit in 2001. He is a Managing Director, the Chief Credit Officer and the Chair of the Credit Committee. Previously, Mr. Barns was a Managing Director and a Portfolio Manager at CypressTree Investment Management Company where he managed leveraged loan portfolios. From 1989 to 1998, Mr. Barns held various positions at BankBoston, including Division Executive, in divisions originating and investing in leveraged loans and managing problem loans.
Mr. Barns received a B.S. from St. Lawrence University.