Abraham "Avi" Turetsky is a private equity practitioner and scholar. Turetsky is a partner at Ares Management and Co-Head of the Quantitative Research Group (QRG). He jointly oversees the group’s Original Research, Quantitative Software Development, and Tools Production teams, and coordinates with other quantitative professionals within Ares’ investment teams. Research Fellow and Adjunct Professor at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. Member of Advisory Boards at EDHEC and INSEAD. Previously Chief Operating Officer for the Riverside Company's Europe Fund.