Mr. Ehlert is a Principal and Fund Controller in the Ares Finance and Accounting Department. Prior to joining Ares in 2021, Mr. Ehlert was a Vice President in Fund Accounting at Black Creek Group, where he focused on finance and accounting for private industrial real estate funds. Previously, Mr. Ehlert was an Auditor at Crowe LLP, where he focused on providing audit and advisory services for clients. Mr. Ehlert holds a B.A. from Colorado State University in Business Administration, specializing in Accounting and Marketing.