Ms. Bliss is a Principal in the Ares Strategy and Relationship Management Group. Prior to joining Ares in 2021, Ms. Bliss was a Director of the Client Development Team at KLS Diversified Asset Management, where she focused on strategically advancing operations, leading client communications and capital raising. Previously, she was an Associate Director in the Capital Group at Oakpoint Advisors, where she focused on marketing and capital raising for multiple asset managers. She began her career at Trafelet Delta Funds as an Investor Relations Officer. Ms. Bliss holds a B.A. from Colgate University in Asian Studies.