Ms. Bernier is a Vice President in the Ares Global Client Solutions Group, where she focuses on consultant client management in North America. Prior to joining Ares in 2023, Ms. Bernier was a Vice President in the North America Institutional team and Global Consultant Sales Group at J.P. Morgan Asset Management. Previously, Ms. Bernier was employed by Earnest Partners, where she focused on product management. Ms. Bernier holds a B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Georgia in Marketing. Ms. Bernier holds the CAIA designation and the Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM).