Bhairav Patel is the Interim Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Chief Accounting Officer of New Senior. Mr. Patel also serves as a Managing Director in Fortress's Private Equity group. Mr. Patel joined Fortress in 2007 and has served in various capacities within the corporate accounting and finance divisions, including as head of Fortress's financial planning & analysis group. Prior to joining Fortress in 2007, Mr. Patel served as an accounting manager at GSC Group, a credit-based alternative investment manager. Mr. Patel received a Bachelor's degree and Master's degree in Commerce from the University of Mumbai, and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).