Mr. Spodak is a Vice President in the Ares Strategy and Relationship Management Group, where he focuses on requests for proposals. Prior to joining Ares in 2016, Mr. Spodak was an Assistant Vice President in the Institutional Public Funds Group at AllianceBernstein, where he focused on completing requests for proposals, client reporting and business development efforts with institutional consultants and North American public funds. Previously, Mr. Spodak was an Associate Manager in the Strategic Wealth Portfolio Program at UBS, where he focused on overseeing the North American client service team. Mr. Spodak holds a B.B.A. from Loyola University Maryland in Finance.