Mr. Bauerle is a Principal in the Corporate Accounting Group of the Ares Finance, Accounting and Operations Department. Prior to joining Ares in 2021, Mr. Bauerle was a Senior Vice President and Controller of Black Creek Group. Previously, he was a Regional Controller with KB Home, a national homebuilder. He holds a B.B.A. from Iowa State University in Finance and an M.B.A. from the University of Washington. Mr. Bauerle holds a CPA license.