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Pascale Thomas

Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, Ariel Investments, LLC Chief Compliance Officer, Ariel Alternatives, LLC

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Pascale is Ariel’s vice president, deputy general counsel and serves as the chief compliance officer of Ariel Alternatives. In her roles, Pascale helps manage the legal, compliance and risk functions for all Ariel entities and leads the compliance program of Ariel Alternatives. Before joining Ariel, Pascale served in other in-house roles. Most recently, she served as the deputy general counsel and deputy chief compliance officer of Makena Capital Management LLC. She began her career as an attorney in Sidley Austin’s Investment Products & Derivatives Group.

Beyond Ariel, Pascale is a member of the Contemporary Support Council of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and an active supporter of Duke University’s Nasher Museum of Art. Pascale graduated with a BS in psychology from Duke University and a JD from Harvard Law School.