Mr. Zhong is a Vice President in the Ares Credit Group, where he focuses on alternative credit investments. Prior to joining Ares in 2023, Mr. Zhong was a Vice President at J.P. Morgan, where he focused on originating esoteric and commercial asset-backed securities. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Ascension Outreach. Mr. Zhong holds a B.S. from New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business in Finance and Economics.