Kelly Briden

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Ms. Briden is Managing Director and Head of Marketing within Ares Wealth Management Solutions, which oversees Ares' client management activities in the global wealth channel. Prior to joining Ares in 2022, Ms. Briden was a Managing Director, Marketing at Charles Schwab, where she led marketing for Schwab Asset Management, an asset manager focused on equity and fixed income investment products across ETFs, mutual funds and separately managed accounts. Previously, Ms. Briden was a Managing Director at Russell Investments, where she led marketing for the Russell Index business. Ms. Briden holds a B.A., cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame in Economics and an M.A. from the University of Denver Joseph R. Korbel School of International Studies in Global Finance, Trade and Economic Integration.