Mr. Brazeal is a Vice President in the Ares Private Equity Group, where he focuses on portfolio management. Prior to joining Ares in 2016, Mr. Brazeal was a Valuation Senior Associate in PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP's Deals practice, where he focused on public and private company valuations for financial reporting, tax, and advisory purposes. Mr. Brazeal holds a B.S. from Indiana University in Business. Mr. Brazeal additionally holds a CPA license from the State of California and is a Level III CFA candidate.