Mr. Gonzales is a Principal in the Ares Finance and Accounting Department. Prior to joining Ares in 2013, Mr. Gonzales was an Audit Manager at Deloitte & Touche LLP, where he focused on advising clients on best practices for financial statement presentation, accounting for complex transactions and implementing new accounting pronouncements for clients primarily in the asset management industry. Mr. Gonzales holds a B.S. from Santa Clara University in Accounting. He holds a CPA license.