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Leo J. Dierckman (21 years fixed income investment experience) is a Senior Director, Portfolio Manager for Oppenheimer Investment Management LLC. Leo is primarily responsible for management duties for the High Yield, Bank Loan and Core Plus composites in addition to his research responsibilities for the Healthcare, Homebuilding, and Municipal bond sectors. Prior to joining OIM, he was Vice President, Portfolio Manager for 40|86 Advisors, Inc. While at 40|86 Advisors, Leo served as the lead portfolio manager for the 40|86 Strategic Income Fund (NYSE:CFD), a publicly traded closed-end mutual fund and the Managerís Convertible Securities Mutual Fund (NASDAQ:MCXYX). He holds a B.S. in Finance from Indiana University.




Michael D. Richman, CFA (19 years fixed income investment experience) is a Senior Director, Portfolio Manager for Oppenheimer Investment Management LLC. He has primary portfolio management duties for the Core, Core Plus and Intermediate composites in addition to his research responsibilities for the Aerospace, Agencies and Auto/Auto Parts sectors. Mike also serves on the Oppenheimer Asset Management Asset Allocation Committee. Prior to joining OIM, Mike was Vice President, Portfolio Manager and Head of Corporate Trading at 40|86 Advisors, Inc. He is a CFA charterholder and holds a B.S. in Finance from Indiana University.




John C. Saf, CFA (27 years fixed income investment experience) is a Senior Director, Insurance Portfolio Manager for Oppenheimer Investment Management LLC. He is primarily responsible for Insurance portfolio management in addition to his research responsibilities for the Bank and Finance, Insurance and Municipal bond sectors. Prior to joining OIM, John was a Vice President and Portfolio Manager at 40|86 Advisors, Inc. He served as a co-portfolio manager for the Conseco insurance portfolios and primary manager for the non-affiliated insurance clients as well as performing and overseeing Asset Liability Management (ALM). He holds a B.S.B.A. from Drake University with majors in Actuarial Science and Accounting. He is a CFA charterholder, a Fellow in the Life Management Institute and holds a Certified Public Accountant certificate.



Matthew Burrell (11 years fixed income investment experience) is a Director and Research Analyst for Oppenheimer Investment Management LLC. He is responsible for fixed income credit analysis in the Energy, Technology, Telecom, and Utilities industries. Prior to joining OIM, Matt was a Senior Securities Analyst with 40|86 Advisors, Inc. He holds a Masterís Degree in Business Administration from Indiana University and a Bachelorís degree in Mechanical Engineering from Oregon State University. He is also a registered Professional Engineer in Oregon and California.





Peter Vars, CFA (13 years fixed income investment experience) is a Director and Research Analyst for Oppenheimer Investment Management LLC. He is responsible for fixed income credit analysis in the Cable/Media, Chemicals, Gaming, Lodging, Metals/Mining/Steel, Packaging, Paper/Forest Products and REIT industries. Prior to joining OIM, Peter worked as a Research Analyst for 40|86 Advisors, Inc. He is a CFA charterholder, holds a BA in International Affairs from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and a Masterís Degree in Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.



Mitch DePoy, CFA (7 years fixed income investment experience) is a Director and Research Analyst for Oppenheimer Investment Management LLC. He is responsible for fixed income credit analysis in the Building Products, Business Services, Capital Goods, Consumer Products, Death Care, Environmental Services, Food/Beverage, Supermarkets, Tobacco, Restaurants, Retail and Transportation industries. Prior to joining OIM, Mitch was a Senior Professional at Ernst & Young, LLP. He is a CFA charterholder, holds a M.S. in Accounting, Magna Cum Laude, from Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame, a B.S. in Finance & International Business from the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University and a Certified Public Accountant license.



Mike Konrad (20 years fixed income investment experience) is a Research and Portfolio Analyst for Oppenheimer Investment Management LLC. He is responsible for fixed income credit analysis in the Structured Securities, ABS/CMBS/MBS industries. Prior to joining OIM, Mike was a Structured Securities Trader and Analyst for 40|86 Advisors, Inc. He holds a B.S. from Indiana University.






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