Short Duration High Yield

Management

Mark Denkinger
Portfolio Manager

Mark Denkinger

Portfolio Manager

Mark is a portfolio manager at Principal Global Investors, with responsibility for high yield credit and levered loans. Previously, he was the managing director of fixed income credit research and trading. Mark joined the firm as a corporate credit analyst in 1990, became the managing director of fixed income credit research and trading, and assumed his current role in 2004. Mark received a bachelor's degree in finance and an MBA with a finance emphasis from the University of Iowa. Mark holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Iowa.

Joshua Rank
Portfolio Manager

Joshua Rank

Portfolio Manager

Joshua is a portfolio manager at Principal Global Investors, with responsibility for high yield and leveraged loan strategies. He joined the firm in 2013. Prior to his current role, Joshua was a vice president, senior high yield portfolio manager at Aviva Investors Americas. He received a bachelor's degree in finance from Iowa State University. Josh holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Iowa.

Darrin Smith
Portfolio Manager

Darrin Smith

Portfolio Manager

Darrin is a portfolio manager at Principal Global Investors, with responsibility for high yield securities and leveraged loans. He joined the firm in 2007 and has been a high yield portfolio manager since 1998. Previously, Darrin was a vice president and senior high yield portfolio manager at Aviva Capital Management. He received an M.B.A. from Drake University and a bachelor's degree in economics from Iowa State University. Darrin holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Iowa. He is a Fellow of the Life Management Institute (FLMI) and a member of the Life Officers' Management Association (LOMA).