Ms. Perez is a Managing Director in the Ares Strategy and Relationship Management Group, where she focuses on requests for proposals. Prior to joining Ares in 2013, Ms. Perez was Assistant Vice President of the Client Service team at Funds and Advisory-Americas, a unit of Barclays Capital Inc., where she focused on completing requests for proposals, maintaining marketing collateral, and completing data requests for North American prospects, consultants and clients. Previously, Ms. Perez worked at Pareto New York, LLC, where she focused on managing all North American collateral, completing all requests for proposals and executing their quarterly publication. Ms. Perez holds a B.S. in International Business and an M.B.A. from Caldwell University.