Ms. Chu is a Principal in the Ares Finance, Accounting and Operations Department. Prior to joining Ares in 2009, Ms. Chu was a Senior Associate at Deloitte & Touche LLP, where she focused on auditing financial services institutions. Ms. Chu holds a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley in Political Economy and an M.S. from University of Southern California in Accounting. Ms. Chu holds a CPA license (inactive).