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Gregory Haendel

Gregory Haendel, CFA*
Director and Senior Portfolio Manager - Investment Grade

Mr. Haendel joined Bradford & Marzec, now part of Tortoise Credit Strategies, in 2014. He serves as a senior portfolio manager, head of investment grade credit and is a member of the investment policy and strategy committee.

Mr. Haendel has more than 18 years investment industry experience across corporate credit and securitized products. Prior to joining Bradford & Marzec he spent the majority of his career at AEGON USA Investment Management LLC and Transamerica Investment Management (an AEGON subsidiary), where he managed a broad range of institutional assets including insurance, mutual funds, Taft Hartley, pension, foundation and corporate assets. While at AEGON, he managed more than $6 billion in investment grade and multi-sector fixed income assets including core, core plus, government/corporate, short duration and government strategies, as either the lead portfolio manager or co-portfolio manager. Mr. Haendel served at Transamerica as both a portfolio manager and a corporate credit analyst during his tenure. Mr. Haendel was also a managing director and generalist portfolio manager at First Western Capital Management, where he managed several multi-sector separate accounts as well as launched and managed a short duration bond fund. Mr. Haendel also worked at Merrill Lynch in the corporate and institutional client group in New York City as a junior trader, specializing primarily in money market securities. Early in his career, Mr. Haendel also worked for CoBank, a Federal Farm Credit Bank, as an assistant portfolio manager, helping to manage the bank's securitized investment portfolio.

Mr. Haendel earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from Amherst College and a Master of Business Administration with honors from UCLA. He earned a CFA® charter in 2005 and is currently a member of the Los Angeles Society of Financial Analysts.