Mr. Myrick is a Principal in the Ares Strategy and Relationship Management Group, where he focuses on the ongoing global expansion of the firm through mergers and acquisitions as well as strategic partnerships and investments. Among his initiatives in recent years, Mr. Myrick has completed asset manager acquisitions, forged strategic partnerships, enhanced the firm's distribution channels and assisted with management company related capital raising initiatives. Prior to joining Ares in 2014, Mr. Myrick worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the Financial Institutions Group, where he focused on investment banking. Mr. Myrick holds a B.S. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Business Administration.