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FS Investments Hires Michael Newmuis as Head of Impact

January 30, 2023

PHILADELPHIA, PA – January 30, 2023 – FS Investments, a leading alternative asset manager, today announced that Michael Newmuis has joined the firm as its first Head of Impact.

“Michael is a dedicated civic contributor and emerging leader in the Philadelphia community, and we feel very fortunate to have him joining FS Investments,” said Michael Forman, Chairman and CEO of FS Investments. 

Mike Gerber, FS Investments’ Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, added, “Under Michael Forman’s leadership, our firm has long been committed to providing industry leadership, engaging civically and supporting our local communities. With Michael Newmuis joining our team, we will broaden and deepen our impact through industry and local efforts.”

“I am thrilled to join FS Investments and applaud the firm for its long-standing commitment to corporate social responsibility,” said Mr. Newmuis. “I look forward to leveraging my experience to enhance the firm’s industry and community impact.”

Mr. Newmuis most recently served as Chief External Affairs Officer at Visit Philadelphia, an award-winning destination marketing agency focused on promoting the regional economy, supporting businesses and workforce development efforts, and boosting civic pride. Throughout his 15-year career in Philadelphia, he has provided leadership for a number of civic and community organizations, including serving as a Board Member for Avenue of the Arts; as Chair of the Advisory Board for City & State PA, a media outlet covering local and state politics and policy; and as Vice-Chair of the city’s UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball, an annual event FS Investments sponsors that helps raise scholarship funds for deserving Philadelphia-area students who otherwise would not be able to attend college.

Mr. Newmuis received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Cognitive Science with a concentration in Computation & Cognition.

About FS Investments

FS Investments is a leading asset manager dedicated to helping individuals, financial professionals and institutions design better portfolios. The firm provides access to alternative sources of income and growth, and focuses on setting industry standards for investor protection, education and transparency. FS Investments is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA with offices in New York, NY, Orlando, FL and Leawood, KS.

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