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Joseph Simolacaj

Joe is a Senior Associate on the North America Relationship Management team at Ares Management. There he helps develop and foster relationships with insurance companies to help them meet their investment goals. Joe holds a B.S. from Franklin & Marshall College in Business Administration, and a minor in Economics. On the weekends he enjoys travelling, cooking, and attending concerts. Joe joined Community-Word Project’s Associate Board in 2024 and is excited to assist in empowering students’ voices through the creative arts.

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