Mr. Tai is a Vice President in the Ares Credit Group, where he focuses on alternative credit investments. Prior to joining Ares in 2023, Mr. Tai was a Senior Associate at Octagon Credit Investors, where he focused on CLOs. Previously, Mr. Tai was an Associate at Perella Weinberg Partners, where he focused on the firm's asset management business. Previously, Mr. Tai was an Analyst in the quantitative rotational program at Bank of America, where he focused on corporate credit. Mr. Tai holds a B.A. from the University of Chicago in Economics. Mr. Tai is a CFA® charterholder.