Mr. Cross joined Cerberus in 2004. Prior to joining Cerberus, Mr. Cross was a Managing Director and member of the National Corporate Finance Committee at Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin from 1995 to 2004, where he was responsible for managing advisory assignments for private debt and equity placements, mergers and acquisitions and distressed situations. From 1991 to 1995, he was an Assistant Vice President in the Merchant Banking Group of Sanwa Bank. Mr. Cross is a graduate of the University of California at San Diego.