Ms. August is a Principal within Ares Wealth Management Solutions, which oversees Ares' client management activities in the global wealth channel. Prior to joining Ares in 2021, she was an Associate Vice President, Strategic Accounts at Black Creek Capital Markets, where she focused on building the selling group syndicates and maximizing distribution opportunities for Black Creek's investment solutions within the independent, regional, wirehouse and financial institution broker-dealer channels. Previously, Ms. August was a Regional Advisor Consultant at OppenheimerFunds, where she was responsible for distribution of the firm's investment products. In addition, she was a Sales and Account Manager at Bloomberg LP. Ms. August holds a B.B.A. from Villanova University in Finance and an M.B.A from the University of Denver. She holds a CAIA designation.