Low Duration Fund

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Paul J Sularz

Portfolio manager for William Blair's Core Fixed Income, Intermediate Fixed Income, and Low Duration Fixed Income strategies. Before joining the firm in 2006, Paul was a vice president at J.P. Morgan Securities from 2004 to 2006, where he was responsible for trading specified pool agency mortgage-backed pass-through securities for the firm›s primary broker-dealer located in New York City. Before that, he was a director in the asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities group at Banc One Capital Markets from 1995 to 2004, where he managed the firm›s mortgage-backed securities trading desk in Chicago. Paul began his career in 1990 as an assistant portfolio manager in the fixed-income institutional asset management division of Kemper Asset Management Company. He is a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society of Chicago.

 

Education: B.A. in Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; M.B.A., University of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business.

Tenure with William Blair: Since 2006

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Kathleen Lynch, CFA

Portfolio manager for William Blair's Low Duration Fixed Income strategy. Before that, Kathy was a tax-exempt trader and portfolio manager. She was the lead portfolio manager for the William Blair Ready Reserves Fund from December 2008 through November 2015, and also served as the credit analyst for the William Blair Ready Reserves Fund. Before joining William Blair in 1999, Kathy was a middle-market fixed-income associate at Citigroup, where she was responsible for facilitating trades in taxable and tax-exempt fixed-income securities. Kathy is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society Chicago.

Education: B.S., Business Administration, University of Dayton

Tenure with William Blair: Since 1999