Mr. Ege joined KSL in October 2005. Previously, he worked in the Investment Banking Division of Merrill Lynch. At Merrill he was a founding member of the Gaming and Leisure Group, and worked with clients representing a variety of travel and leisure related businesses. Before beginning his career in finance, Mr. Ege served on the legislative staff of U.S. Congressman Bob Goodlatte in Washington, DC. He holds a B.A. in Economics (with a Concentration in Finance) and American Politics from the University of Virginia. Additionally, he is a CFA Charterholder.