Roopa is a Senior Vice President leading project management for client service and product marketing-related initiatives. She joined Ariel in 2022 from Kinzie Capital Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm, where she served as Director of Investor Relations and Operations. Prior to Kinzie, Roopa was at Ariel for nearly 23 years. While at our firm, she held several leadership roles across institutional marketing and client service. Roopa graduated with a BA in French and Psychology from Lake Forest College.