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.