Ms. Schlax joined Castlelake in 2016 as part of the Capital Formation team, focused on supporting the firm through media relations, internal communication, and capital raising and investor relations initiatives. Prior to joining Castlelake, Ms. Schlax was a member of FleishmanHillard’s Corporate Reputation Management group in Chicago. There, Ms. Schlax focused on developing and executing communications strategies for a variety of financial services and asset management clients. Ms. Schlax received her B.S. from the University of Missouri in journalism. She earned the Claritas Investment Certificate® from the CFA Institute in 2014.