John is a Portfolio Manager at Principal Global Fixed Income, an investment boutique within Principal Global Investors. John is the lead Portfolio Manager for the Core Plus Long Term Focus strategy and provides research coverage for the High Yield, Gaming, Health Care, and Oil & Gas industries. He joined Edge Asset Management in 1998 as an Investment Analyst, when he entered the industry, and was promoted to Portfolio Manager in 2003. Previously, he was an Agency Coordinator for Northern Life. John received a master's degree in finance from Seattle University and a bachelor's degree in communications and history from the University of Washington. John has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.