Richard P. Mears, CFA
Senior Portfolio Manager
BS, Miami University (Ohio); MBA, Case Western Reserve University
Rich leads the team's high yield strategy efforts across the firm's investment solutions, partnering with other portfolio managers and analysts to implement high yield securities in their portfolios. He also serves as co-portfolio manager for short-duration strategies and as a credit analyst specializing in oil & gas pipelines. He joined the firm in 2004 after seven years as a financial analyst with National City Corporation's Institutional Asset Management division. Rich earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Miami University (Ohio) and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University. He is a CFA® charterholder.