Mr. Ressler is Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Ares Management Corporation, a leading global alternative asset management firm. In the not-for-profit sector, he serves as Co-Chair of the Board of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), a member of the Board of Directors of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and one of the founders and a former member of the board of the Painted Turtle Camp. In the public education sector, he is a Founder and former Chairman of the Alliance for College Ready Public Schools, which has grown to 28 free public middle and high schools serving students from Los Angeles’ poorest communities. Since June 2015, Mr. Ressler has served as Principal Owner and Chairman of the Board of Advisors for the Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club. He also serves as a Senior Advisor to the Hawks Foundation, which focuses on building bridges with the metro Atlanta community through basketball.