Income Fund

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Christopher Vincent, CFA

Head of William Blair’s Fixed Income team and a Portfolio Manager for the firm’s Fixed Income strategies and a Portfolio Manager for the firm’s Bond Fund, Income Fund, Low Duration Fund, and Ready Reserves Fund. Prior to joining William Blair in 2002, Chris was a portfolio manager at Kemper Financial Services (and its successor firms) in Chicago for 14 years. In that role, Chris managed core and core plus fixed income portfolios for institutional clients. He began his investment career in 1983 as a pension plan sponsor at Ralston Purina, a Fortune 100 company headquartered in St. Louis. Chris is a CFA Charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago. Chris is actively involved in the leadership of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago. Chris is the Chairman of the CFA Society of Chicago’s Board of Directors for the Board’s 2014–2015 fiscal year. In the past, Chris has served on the CFA Institute’s Annual Conference Advisory Group and has served as Vice Chair and Secretary/Treasurer for the CFA Society of Chicago’s Board of Directors. 

Education: B.S.B.A., University of Missouri; M.B.A., Saint Louis University

Tenure with William Blair: Since 2002