From Nuveen

John T. Fruit, CFA

Senior Vice President,
Portfolio Manager,
Head Of High-yield Credit Sector Team

John is the head of the High-Yield Credit Sector Team and a member of the Fixed-Income Strategy Committee, which establishes investment policy for all taxable fixed-income products. As a senior fixed-income portfolio manager, he leads the High Yield Bond strategy and related institutional portfolios. He is also a member of the Emerging Markets Sector Team.

John began working in the financial industry in 1988 and joined the firm in 2001 to serve as a senior fixed-income research analyst. Prior to that, he was a senior analyst for Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. Previously, he worked in fixed-income sales and trading for Firstar Bank Milwaukee and as an institutional trader for Arbor Research and Trading.

John received a B.S. in economics and international business from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. In addition, he holds the Chartered Financial Analyst professional designation. John is a member of the CFA Institute and the Chicago Society of Security Analysts.

Firm tenure for Nuveen Asset Management investment professionals may include years of service at predecessor advisory operations.

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