Ms. Thurman is a Vice President in the Ares Global Client Solutions Group, where she focuses on strategy, operations, and strategic growth opportunities for Ares. Prior to joining Ares in 2023, Ms. Thurman was an Investment Banking Associate in the Global Technology Group at RBC Capital Markets, where she focused on investment banking and related capital raising activities in the debt and equity markets. Previously, she was a Director of Enterprise in sales and business development at Inbenta Technologies, where she advised clients and focused on growing the global sales team. In addition, Ms. Thurman was a Cloud Account Manager at Oracle Corporation, where she was a member of the Oracle Women's Leadership Board. She holds a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley in Political Economy and an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business.