Ms. McDonald is a Vice President in the Ares Global Client Solutions Group, where she focuses on institutional client management in North America. Prior to joining Ares in 2022, Ms. McDonald was a Vice President on the Insurance Asset Management Relationship team at Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), where she focused on relationship building and developing solutions to grow business within the middle market insurance sector. Previously, Ms. McDonald was an Analyst in the Financial Institutions Group - Relationship Management team at BlackRock, where she focused on insurance clients. She holds a B.S. from Pennsylvania State University in Finance.