Mark R. Walter Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Walter is Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board and Executive Committee of Guggenheim Capital, LLC. He is Chairman and controlling owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Mr. Walter serves as a trustee or director of several organizations including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, Security Benefit Corporation and the EquiTrust Life holding company, and he is a controlling shareholder of Delaware Life Holdings. Mr. Walter grew up in Iowa and received a B.S. from Creighton University and a J.D. from Northwestern University.
Todd Boehly President
Mr. Boehly joined Guggenheim Partners in 2001 to establish and lead the corporate credit business for the firm which has become a globally leading credit investing operation. Prior to joining Guggenheim, Mr. Boehly focused on special situations and high yield investments as a vice president at Whitney & Co. where he also initiated the firm’s bank loan investing business. Prior to his tenure at Whitney, Mr. Boehly concentrated on leveraged finance at Credit Suisse First Boston. Mr. Boehly received his BBA from the College of William & Mary and spent a year studying at the London School of Economics.
Alan D. Schwartz Executive Chairman
Mr. Schwartz is the former CEO of The Bear Stearns Companies. During his career with Bear Stearns, he served as president and chief operating officer, as executive vice president and co-head of investment banking and in other financial management positions. He earned a B.A. in management science from Duke University in 1972. He is a member of the Duke Board of Trustees and the Fuqua School of Business Board of Visitors.
As Global Chief Investment Officer, Mr. Minerd guides the investment strategies of sector portfolio managers and leads a specialized research group focused on relative value shifts and global macroeconomic developments. Prior to joining Guggenheim in 1998, Mr. Minerd was a managing director with Credit Suisse First Boston in charge of trading and risk management for the Fixed Income Credit Trading Group. In that position, he was responsible for the corporate bond, preferred stock, money markets, U.S. government agency and sovereign debt, derivatives securities, structured debt and interest rate swaps trading business units. Previously, Mr. Minerd was Morgan Stanley’s London based European Capital Markets Products Trading and Risk Manager responsible for Eurobonds, Euro-MTNs, domestic European Bonds, FRNs, derivative securities and money market products in 12 European currencies and Asian markets. Mr. Minerd has also held capital markets positions with Merrill Lynch and Continental Bank. Mr. Minerd holds a B.S. degree in Economics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, and has completed graduate work at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
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