Our Contributors

Colin Moore is the Global Chief Investment Officer for Columbia Management. His responsibilities include ensuring that a disciplined investment process is in place across all asset classes, including equity and fixed income. He was also head of fixed income and liquidity strategies from 2009 – 2010.

Jeff Knight is Global Head of Investment Solutions and Asset Allocation for Columbia Management. Mr. Knight leads a team of six portfolio managers responsible for our broad suite of multi-asset strategies including capital allocation, risk allocation, absolute return and total return funds. In addition, Mr. Knight will join the Threadneedle Asset Allocation Committee to provide a macro perspective on various global asset classes for the purposes of helping the committee establish its outlook for global markets.

Zach Pandl is a portfolio manager and strategist for Columbia Management, based in Minneapolis. Mr. Pandl focuses on research relating to the macroeconomy and government policy and their implications for interest rate markets. He chairs the Columbia Management Interest Rate Committee, which is responsible for formulating and articulating the firm’s view on interest rates in the U.S. and other developed markets.

Robert McConnaughey is the global research director for Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC (CMIA). Mr. McConnaughey joined the firm in 2002 as director of fundamental equity research and has been a member of the investment community since 1993. Prior to joining Columbia Management, Mr. McConnaughey served as the associate director of research for Citigroup Global Asset Management, overseeing growth industry equity research analysis worldwide.

Anwiti Bahuguna is a senior portfolio manager with the Global Asset Allocation Team at Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC (CMIA). She is also responsible for asset allocation research and portfolio management of the firm’s asset allocation funds and separately managed accounts. Dr. Bahuguna joined the firm in 2002 and has been a member of the investment community since 1998.

Benedikt Blomberg is a senior analyst for fundamental research covering stocks in the defense and auto sectors at Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC. Mr. Blomberg joined the firm in 2005 and has been a member of the investment community since 1996. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Blomberg was an analyst with Paradigm Capital Management.

Mark Burgess is Chief Investment Officer for Threadneedle Investments.

Kimberly Campbell is a senior municipal fixed income portfolio manager for Columbia Management. Ms. Campbell manages the long national municipal bond portfolio as well as the long national and state-specific common trust funds. She joined the firm in 1995 and has been a member of the investment community since 1980.

Abram Claude is vice president of the Columbia Management Learning Center®, the value add program for Columbia Management Investment Distributors, Inc. (CMID). Mr. Claude is a member of the national speaker bureau and has spoken extensively on retirement and education planning topics.

Walter Colsman is a senior equity analyst for fundamental research covering stocks in the medical devices and services sectors at Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC. Mr. Colsman joined the firm* in 2006 and has been a member of the investment community since 1989.

Fred Copper is managing director and head of international equity for Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC (CMIA). Mr. Copper joined the firm in 2005 and has been a member of the investment community since 1990. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Copper was a senior vice president with Putnam Investments where he co-managed $1.5 billion in international and global value portfolios, as well as serving as a lead manager for a small-cap value portfolio and as a member of the global value portfolio management team.

James Dearborn is the head of municipal bond investments for Columbia Management. Mr. Dearborn’s investment team manages nearly 30 mutual and common trust funds, as well as numerous institutional and high net worth accounts. He joined the firm in 1996 and has been a member of the investment community since 1986.

Paul DiGiacomo is a senior analyst at Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC. Mr. DiGiacomo joined the firm in 2006 and has been a member of the investment community since 2001. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. DiGiacomo served as an analyst for Putnam Investments.

Philip Dicken is Head of European Equities for Threadneedle International Ltd.

David Egan is a senior analyst for fundamental research covering stocks in the semiconductor and semiconductor equipment industry at Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC. Mr. Egan joined the firm* in 2008 and has been a member of the investment community since 2004. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Egan was a research analyst at Lehman Brothers, where he covered semiconductor equipment.

Chad Farrington is the head of municipal bond research and a senior municipal fixed income portfolio manager for Columbia Management. Mr. Farrington manages a high yield portfolio and also serves as a senior credit analyst, focusing on senior living, multi-family and other traditional high yield products. He joined the firm in 2003 and has been a member of the investment community since 1998.

Paul Fuchs is a municipal fixed income portfolio manager for Columbia
Management. Mr. Fuchs manages national and state specific intermediate
mutual funds, common trust funds and institutional client portfolios. He
joined the firm in 1999 and has been a member of the investment
community since 1994.

Martin Harvey is a Fund Manager at Threadneedle International Ltd

Jasmine Huang is a director and senior portfolio manager on the international team for Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC (CMIA). In this role, she is responsible for managing Asia ex-Japan equity portfolio securities. Ms. Huang joined the firm in 2003 and has been a member of the investment community since 1995.

Arthur Hurley is a senior portfolio manager on the income strategies team at Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC. Mr. Hurley joined the firm in 2006 and has been a member of the investment community since 1994. Prior to joining the firm, he was a portfolio manager for Lee Munder Capital Group.

Dan Ison is a Portfolio Manager at Threadneedle Investments.

Jeremy Javidi is a senior portfolio manager on the Value Strategies Team at Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC*. He is responsible for research, stock selection and portfolio construction for one of the small-cap value mutual funds as well as its institutional assets.

David King is a senior portfolio manager with the asset allocation team at Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC (CMIA). Mr. King joined the firm in 2010 and has been a member of the investment community since 1983. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. King was a senior portfolio manager at Putnam Investments.

Colin Lundgren is Head of U.S. Fixed Income at Columbia Management. In this role, Mr. Lundgren is responsible for investment oversight of managed and owned fixed-income portfolios, leading a team of experienced investment professionals. Prior to his current role, he was a sector leader for institutional fixed-income and asset allocation products.

Richard Manuel is a senior analyst covering universal and investment banks, investment managers and trust banks at Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC. Mr. Manuel joined the firm in 2011 and has been a member of the investment community since 1989. Prior to joining Columbia Management, Mr. Manuel was an equity analyst at Fidelity Management and Research, an equity analyst at Putnam Investments and a research associate in charge of domestic investment manager research at Cambridge Associates.

John McColley is a Portfolio Manager for Liquidity Strategies portfolios at Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC and part of the Short Duration & Stable Value team. Mr. McColley is responsible for the management of cash and money market funds. He joined the firm as a trader in 1985 and has been in the investment industry since 1982.

Jonathan Mogil is a portfolio manager and senior equity analyst for fundamental research covering stocks in the energy sector at Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC. Jonathan joined the firm in 2012 and has been a member of the investment community since 1994. Prior to joining the firm, Jonathan was a principal and portfolio manager at 360 Global Capital, LLC.

Anders Myhran is a municipal fixed income portfolio manager and
quantitative analyst for Columbia Management. Mr. Myhran manages the
national short municipal bond common trust fund in addition to a number of
institutional accounts. He joined the firm in 1992 and has been a member of
the investment community since then.

Rahul Narang is a senior portfolio manager for Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC. Mr. Narang joined the firm in 2012 and has been a member of the investment community since 1994. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Narang was a senior vice president at Robeco Investment Management.

Soo Nam Ng is Head of Asian Equities for Threadneedle Investments.

Daisuke Nomoto is a director and senior portfolio manager on the international equity team at Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC (CMIA). Mr. Nomoto joined the firm in 2005 and has been a member of the investment community since 1993. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Nomoto worked as an equity analyst at Putnam Investments.

Carl W. Pappo is Head of Core Fixed Income for Columbia Management. The Core team manages Core, Core Plus and Liability Driven Investment portfolios.

Kent Peterson is a senior portfolio manager with the asset allocation team at Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC (CMIA). Previously, Dr. Peterson worked as a researcher focusing on stocks selection, and strategic and tactical asset allocation. Dr. Peterson joined the firm* in 2006 and has been a member of the investment community since 1999.

Aaron Reames is a senior analyst for Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC. Mr. Reames is responsible for equity research covering the biotechnology and emerging specialty pharmaceutical sectors. He joined the firm in 2010 and has been a member of the investment community since 1998.

Peter Santoro is a managing director and senior portfolio manager on the core equity team for Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC (CMIA). Mr. Santoro joined the firm in 2003 and has been a member of the investment community since 1996. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Santoro served as an equity analyst for Rockefeller & Company, concentrating on the global consumer sector, including media, food and beverage, and retail companies.

Matt Scales is Head of Product Development and Strategy at Columbia Management. In this role, Mr. Scales leads a team of product development professionals in the retail and institutional product research and development process. Additionally, Mr. Scales is a regular contributor to Columbia Management Thought Leadership initiatives regarding risk-based investing.

Stephanie Schneider is an equity anaylst covering hardline retail at Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC. Ms. Schneider joined the firm* in 2008 and has been a member of the investment community since 2006. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Schneider worked as a senior analyst in the technology sector at Virtua Research.

Ty Schoback is an analyst at Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC (CMIA), focusing on state and local general obligations, pooled loans, and public power credit analysis. He joined the firm in 2008 and has been a member of the investment community since then. Mr. Schoback earned a B.S. in finance from Winona State University.

Marie Schofield is chief economist and senior portfolio manager at Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC (CMIA). Ms. Schofield is a member of the firm’s investment strategy committee and leads the effort on macroeconomic research and strategy. She is also a member of the asset allocation team.

Mari Shor is a senior analyst for fundamental research covering stocks in the consumer sector at Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC. Ms. Shor joined the firm in 2003 and has been a member of the investment community since 2001. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Shor was an analyst for the Structured Asset and Liability Group of the fixed-income division at Goldman Sachs.

Harlan Sonderling is a senior equity analyst for fundamental research covering stocks in the healthcare sector at Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC (CMIA). Mr. Sonderling joined the firm in 2001 and has been a member of the investment community since 1986. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Sonderling was a vice president, research analyst and portfolio manager for Evergreen Investment Management.

Matthew Stephan is a credit analyst for Municipal Bonds at Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC (CMIA). Mr. Stephan joined the firm in August 2012 and has been a member of the investment community since 2008. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Stephan spent three years as a municipal bond rating analyst at Standard & Poor’s and one year as an analyst at Analysis Group, Inc., an economic consultancy.

Catherine Stienstra is a senior municipal fixed income portfolio manager for Columbia Management. Ms. Stienstra manages the national short municipal bond, the long state municipal bond and AMT-free tax-exempt strategies. She joined the firm in 2007 and has been a member of the investment community since 1988.

Gene Tannuzzo is a Senior Portfolio Manager for strategic income and multi-sector fixed income at Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC. He began his investment career at the firm in 2003 as a Financial Analyst and moved into his current position in February 2007. In this role, he is responsible for the day-to-day management of the strategic income and income builder strategies, certain institutional accounts, as well as contributing to fixed-income strategy meetings.

Michael Taylor is a senior analyst in tax-exempt fixed income research at Columbia Management. In his role, Mr. Taylor covers various tax-supported credits, public utilities, charter schools and tobacco securitizations, and works closely with separate accounts managed by Columbia Management fixed-income specialists. Mr. Taylor joined the firm in 2011.

Matt Waldner is the managing trader and head of active trading for Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC. Mr. Waldner joined the firm in 2001 and has been a member of the investment community since 1998. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Waldner worked as a trader on the New York Stock Exchange for LaBranche & Company and Conseco Capital Management.

Jason Wang is a Senior Quantitative Analyst at Columbia Management.

Tom West has been the head of Equity Research at Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC since the beginning of 2008. Mr. West joined the firm in 2003 as an equity analyst and has been a member of the investment community since 2000. Prior to joining Columbia Management, Mr. West was a sector analyst in equities and research associate in high yield fixed income, both at Fidelity Investments.

Todd White is head of alternative and absolute return investments at Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC. In this role, he is responsible for developing and implementing innovative alternative investment strategies and products, working closely with our fixed-income, equity and products teams. He joined Columbia Management Investment Advisers in 2008 and has been a member of the financial services community since 1986. Prior to joining Columbia Management Investment Advisers, Mr. White was managing director and global head of asset-backed security and mortgage-backed security businesses at HSBC, where he also led the North American interest rate business.

Dara White is a director and senior equity portfolio manager with the international equity team at Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC (CMIA). Mr. White joined the firm in 2006 and has been a member of the investment community since 1998. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. White was a portfolio manager and analyst with RCM Global Investors.

About Us

Backed by more than 100 years of experience, Columbia Management is one of the nation’s largest asset managers. At the heart of our success and, most importantly, that of our investors, are highly talented industry professionals, brought together by a unique way of working. At Columbia Management, reaching our performance goals matters, and how we reach them matters just as much.