Ms. Kuo is an Associate in the Ares Investor Relations Group, where she focuses on credit investor relations. Prior to joining Ares in 2022, Ms. Kuo was a Direct Lending Associate at Golub Capital, where she focused on underwriting and structuring financing solutions for private equity owned portfolio companies. Previously, she was an Associate in the Global Industrials Corporate Banking team at Citi. Ms. Kuo is an associate board member of Apex for Youth, a New York City based non-profit organization that empowers underprivileged and immigrant youth through mentoring and educational programs. She holds a B.S. from New York University's Stern School of Business in Finance and Accounting.