07-13-2023 Career Chat Series – Fixed Income Trading and Product Management
Interested in a career in Fixed Income investment management? Hear from two professionals whose expertise spans 24 years and specialize in different facets of the industry: Trading and Product Management. Following the 20-minute Q&A session will be an opportunity to network and chat with other attendees and/or ask more poignant questions of the guest speakers. Space is limited.
Christopher Johana, CFA | Christopher Johana, CFA is currently a Product Analyst with Western Asset, a fixed income investment management firm with an AUM of $400 billion. He is currently an analyst on the product management group supporting credit strategies (i.e., investment grade, high-yield, and leveraged loans) and works in the Pasadena office. Prior to joining the Firm in 2017, Christopher was an Associate with SS&C Technologies, and a Portfolio Analyst with Deutsche Bank. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. In his free time, he practices Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.Back To Top ^^
Tadeh Karabidian, CFA | Tadeh Karabidian, CFA is currently a Vice President at Post Advisory Group, a high yield and leveraged loan investment management firm with an AUM of $17 billion. He joined the trading desk within the investment team at Post in 2017. He previously worked at Western Asset Management, where he held various positions during his eight year tenure. Most recently, he was a valuation analyst specializing in hard to price assets including illiquid debt and private equity. Tadeh graduated cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles with a bachelor’s degree in Economics. Tadeh has been a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) since 2016 and volunteers for the CFALA Society & the UCLA Alumni Association as a mentor. In his free time, Tadeh is a magician member of the Academy of Magical Arts (AMA) at the Magic Castle in Hollywood.Back To Top ^^
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Roberto Hamilton, CFA