Ms. Faust is a Principal in the Ares Credit Group, where she focuses on European direct lending. Prior to joining Ares in 2022, Ms. Faust was a Director and Country Head of Alternatives at Bank of New York Mellon Luxembourg, where she focused on managing operations and business growth for the firm's Luxembourg Alternatives business. Previously, Ms. Faust was a Vice President at State Street Bank Luxembourg, where she focused on business development and client relationship management. Ms. Faust holds a B.Sc. from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, in Finance and Accountancy.