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Ellen Carr SMEllen Carr, CFA is a high yield portfolio manager at Weaver C. Barksdale (WCB), a boutique institutional fixed income management firm. She has two decades of high yield research, analysis, and portfolio management experience through two credit crises (2002 and 2008). Prior to joining WCB in 2013, Ms. Carr was a high yield analyst and portfolio manager at The Capital Group/American Funds from 1999-2012, where she was responsible for $4 billion AUM across Capitals high yield strategies, including a sleeve of its flagship high yield fund (ticker AHITX). As a high yield analyst, Ms. Carr served on two official unsecured creditor committees in Chapter 11 proceedings (Winn-Dixie and General Growth Properties) and participated in numerous ad-hoc bondholder committees.

Ms. Carr is also an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School, where she teaches courses on the credit cycle and cash flow forecasting, and at the University of North Carolina Asheville, where she is vice chair of the Department of Management and Accountancys advisory board. She has authored two case studies of leveraged buyouts published by Columbia CaseWorks.

Ms. Carr received an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BA (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kapp) from Harvard College. Ms. Carr lives with her son in Asheville, NC. She is active in her community, serving as a board member of her local NPR affiliate, a board member of the national NPR Foundation, and a board member of the Community Foundation of Western NC. Ms. Carr also manages a family foundation (carrfamilyfoundation.org) which awards college scholarships in rural communities

Disclaimer: The biography is as of the date the speaker presented.
Event Name Underrepresentation of Women in the Investment Management Industry
Event Date 2021-05-19

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