Mr. Moore is a Partner and Portfolio Manager in the Ares Private Equity Group, where he focuses on special opportunities investing. He also serves as a Vice President of Ares Dynamic Credit Allocation Fund, Inc. ("ARDC"), a NYSE-listed, closed end fund managed by an affiliate of Ares. Additionally, he is a member of the Ares Private Equity Group's Special Situations Funds Investment Committee. Prior to joining Ares in 1997, Mr. Moore was a Senior Credit Analyst at Lion Advisors, L.P. (an affiliate of Apollo Management, L.P.) and participated in both portfolio management and strategy. Previously, Mr. Moore was Vice President in the Investment Management Division at the Executive Life Insurance Company of California, where he was responsible for portfolio risk credit analysis and participated in analyzing and negotiating restructuring alternatives for troubled investments. In addition, Mr. Moore was a Senior Manager at Deloitte and Touche, a public accounting firm, where he focused on credit review and risk analysis of various classes of investment assets. Mr. Moore holds a B.S., with honors, from St. Louis University in Business Administration.