Managing Director, Portfolio Manager, Direct Lending
Tim leads Principal’s Direct Lending business and is the Portfolio Manager for the strategy. He is also a member of the Direct Lending Investment Committee. With over 30 years of experience, Tim has spent much of his career managing corporate and U.S. core plus portfolios and continues to manage select portfolios in these strategies. He previously served as Portfolio Management Team Leader with responsibility for overseeing portfolio management functions for all total return fixed income products. Tim also oversaw the corporate trading desk, was one of the first Portfolio Managers for Principal’s general account and began his career at Principal as a fixed income credit analyst focused on both private and public credit. In addition to his responsibilities with the firm, Tim also spent two years with ReliaStar Investment Research, Inc., where he was an Analyst for multiple sectors, including mezzanine debt, leveraged bank loans, corporate bonds and asset-backed securities. Tim received an MBA from Drake University and a Bachelor's Degree in accounting and economics from Simpson College. Tim holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute.