Ms. Vartanian is a Principal in the Ares Human Resources Department. Prior to joining Ares in 2015, Ms. Vartanian was a Human Resources Manager at Spokeo, Inc. Previously, she was a Human Resources Business Partner at 20th Century Fox. In addition, Ms. Vartanian was in Human Resources at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP. Ms. Vartanian began her career as a Legal Assistant at Makarem & Associates, APLC. Ms. Vartanian holds a B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles in Political Science.