Ms. HansonBonney is a Managing Director in the Ares Finance, Accounting and Operations Department. Additionally, Ms. HansonBonney also serves on the Ares Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council and is Chair of Ares Black Alliance. Prior to joining Ares in 2013, Ms. HansonBonney was an Operations Manager at Western Asset, where she managed several operational departments during her tenor but focused on managing regulatory initiatives prior to her departure. Ms. HansonBonney holds a B.A. from Columbia University in Urban Studies.