Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.

Brendan M. White, CFA

Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager, Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.

Investment Experience: 1987 to Present
Brendan has been the lead portfolio manager for Fort Washington’s High Yield strategy since he joined the firm in 1994. He has been active in the investment industry since 1987. Prior to joining Fort Washington, Brendan was employed by Ohio Casualty Insurance Company, where he assisted with the management of the high yield and mortgage-backed portfolios. He earned a BS in Finance from Ohio State University and an MBA in Economics from Xavier University.

Steven K. Kreider, CFA

Sr. V.P. & Chief Investment Officer, Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.

Investment Experience: 1988 to Present
Prior to joining Fort Washington Steve served as head of Insurance Asset Management at Western Asset Management Company in New York. He also served as managing director for Morgan Stanley Investment Management in New York. Earlier, he was a partner in the money management firm of Miller, Anderson and Sherrard, which Morgan Stanley acquired. He earned a BS in electrical engineering from Lehigh University, and an MBA in quantitative analysis and a Ph.D. in finance from the University of Cincinnati while playing wide receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals.

Nicholas P. Sargen, PhD

Chief Investment Officer, Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc

Investment Experience: 1971 to Present
Nick joined Fort Washington in 2003 as Chief Investment Officer. On May 30, 2014, he assumed the duties of Chief Economist and Senior Investment Advisor. Nick has many years’ experience as an international economist and global money manager. He most recently served as Managing Director for JP Morgan Chase in New York, where he was Chief Investment Strategist for JP Morgan Private Bank. He has also served as Managing Director for Prudential Insurance Company, where he was Chief Investment Officer for Global Fixed Income Advisors. Previously Nick was Director, Bond Market Research, for Salomon Brothers. His experience includes positions with Morgan Guaranty Trust, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, and the U.S. Department of Treasury. Nick earned a BS in Economics from the University of California-Berkeley and both an MA and PhD in Economics from Stanford University.

William H. Bunn, CFA

Senior Research Manager/Analyst, Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.

Investment Experience: 1986 to Present
Bill joined Fort Washington in 1994 as a fixed income analyst. Prior to this, he worked as an Assistant Vice President at Standard & Poor’s, where he monitored electric and telecommunications companies and established bond ratings. He served as Assistant Treasurer at Chase Manhattan Bank from 1984 to 1986. Bill has been active in the investment industry since 1986. He earned a BS in Environmental Administration, from Bowling Green State University and an MBA from the University of Virginia.

Bernard M. Casey, CFA

Senior Credit Analyst, Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.

Investment Experience: 1992 to Present
Bernie joined Fort Washington in 1998 as a credit analyst. He has been active in the investment industry since 1992. Prior to joining Fort Washington, Bernie was a fixed income analyst with Pacholder Associates, Cincinnati. He earned a BS in Engineering from the United States Military Academy and an MBA from the University of Cincinnati.

J. Kevin Seagraves, CFA

Senior Credit Analyst, Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.

Investment Experience: 1996 to Present
Kevin joined Fort Washington in 2003 as a credit analyst. Prior to joining the firm, he was employed by Summit Investment Partners as a Senior Analyst. Kevin has also worked for National City Bank as a Credit Analyst. He earned a BS in Finance from Miami University.

Garrick T. Bauer, CFA

Asst. V.P. & Senior Credit Analyst, Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.

Garrick joined Fort Washington in 2013. Prior to joining Fort Washington, he worked for Wellington Management Company as a credit portfolio manager on several mutual funds and was also an analyst on the High Yield team following a variety of sectors. He has also worked at Summit Investment Partners and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Garrick earned a BS in Accounting from Miami University and an MBA from the University of Virginia.