Mr. LaWare is a Vice President in the Ares Credit Group, where he focuses on U.S. direct lending, including portfolio management. Prior to joining Ares in 2017, Mr. LaWare was an Associate in the Financial Markets Group at PwC, where he focused on the valuation of equity and debt financial instruments. He holds a B.S. from Johnson & Wales University in Accounting and an M.S. from Villanova University in Accounting and Professional Consultancy.