Mr. Smalley is a Principal in the Ares Secondary Solutions Group, where he focuses on infrastructure secondaries. Prior to joining Ares in 2021, he was a Director in the Landmark Partners Private Equity Group, where he focused on transaction origination, underwriting and negotiation of private equity investments. Previously, Mr. Smalley was an Investment Manager at Coller Capital, where he focused on evaluating, executing and monitoring secondaries investments. In addition, Mr. Smalley was a Senior Analyst in the Energy Investment Banking Group at Raymond James & Associates. Mr. Smalley holds a B.A. in Honors Liberal Arts, a B.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and an M.B.A. from the Stern School of Business at New York University.