Income Fund

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Ruta Ziverte

Head of fixed income for William Blair Investment Management and portfolio manager for the Low Duration, Core Fixed Income, Sustainable Fixed Income, and Intermediate Fixed Income strategies. In this role, she is responsible for developing and executing our fixed-income growth strategy (in conjunction with other members of the team), team leadership, and select portfolio management. Before joining William Blair, Ruta worked at Oppenheimer Funds, where she was the portfolio manager for the Global High Yield Fund and co-portfolio manager for the Global Strategic Income Fund. She also led a team of fixed-income credit analysts. Before joining Oppenheimer Funds in 2015, Ruta worked at GE Asset Management, where she most recently served as executive managing director and high-yield portfolio manager. Previously at GE, Ruta was a team leader and senior analyst, co-managing a leveraged finance research team, and was responsible for developing and implementing the firm's credit processes and procedures. Earlier in her career, Ruta was a credit analyst with Citigroup/Travelers Life and Annuity. She also worked at Phoenix Investment Partners. Ruta received a B.S. in business administration from the University of Latvia and an M.B.A. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Education: B.S. in business administration from the University of Latvia; M.B.A. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Tenure with William Blair: Since 2019