Ms. Murataj is a Senior Associate in the Ares Investor Relations Group, where she focuses on credit investor relations. Prior to joining Ares in 2023, Ms. Murataj was an Associate in the Investment Banking Division at Credit Suisse, where she advised on and executed leveraged buyouts as well as equity and mergers and acquisitions transactions on behalf of private equity firms and their portfolio companies. Previously, Ms. Murataj was an Analyst and Associate at Goldman Sachs, where she held responsibilities in strategy and management of the asset management business. Ms. Murataj holds a B.A. in Public Policy from Syracuse University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in Finance, Accounting and Entrepreneurship.