Mr. Stott is a Partner in the Ares Secondary Solutions Group, where he focuses on private equity secondaries. Prior to joining Ares in 2021, he was a Partner in the Landmark Partners Private Equity Group, where he focused on transaction origination, underwriting, and negotiation of private equity investments. Previously, Mr. Stott was an Analyst in the Investment Banking Group at Boenning & Scattergood. Mr. Stott holds a B.S. from Cabrini College in Finance and an M.B.A. from Cornell University's SC Johnson Graduate School of Management.