Ken is a senior research analyst for the Municipal Fixed Income Team, responsible for conducting fundamental credit analysis and contributing to relative value assessments with portfolio managers and traders. He is assigned to cover hospital credits within the healthcare sector, primarily in the Midwest and Atlantic regions.
He began working in the financial industry in 1989. Prior to joining the firm in 1998, Ken was a fixed income credit analyst with Norwest Investment Management and with the Ohio Municipal Advisory Council.
He received a B.A. in political science and an M.P.A. in municipal finance from Kent State University. Ken holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Minnesota. He has previously served as the president of the Minnesota Society of Municipal Analysts and on the Board of Governors of the National Federation of Municipal Analysts.
Firm tenure for Nuveen Asset Management investment professionals may include years of service at predecessor advisory operations.