Mike joined CIM in March 2022. Prior to joining CIM, Mike spent six years as a regional partner with Catalyst Capital Advisors & Rational Funds, firms that specialize in alternative investments in a mutual fund format, where he helped grow the company’s assets from $1 billion to more than $6 billion by working closely with Financial Advisors to help integrate advanced strategies into client’s portfolios to help them navigate the financial markets. Prior to joining Catalyst Capital Advisors, Mike was a Financial Advisor with AXA Advisors for one year where he worked closely with clients and a team of advisors where he received an in-depth understanding of the financial needs of both clients and advisors. He received a B.B.A. in Finance from James Madison University in 2013.
Mark joined Clinton Investment Management (CIM) in 2019. Prior to joining CIM Mark spent three years at Wells Fargo Asset Management as a Regional Director, where he worked closely with Financial Advisors to help build and implement municipal and taxable fixed income portfolios. Prior to WFAM, Mark was VP of Institutional Sales at Brighton House Associates where he helped build a distribution platform for Institutional Investors to better access private and alternative investments. Prior to BHA, Mark spent 9 years at RS Investments where he served as a Regional Vice President, responsible for the sales and distribution of the firm’s mutual fund and SMA strategies within the Broker/Dealer channel. Mark earned his B.S Finance from Bentley University.
David joined Clinton Investment Management (CIM) in July, 2017. Prior to joining CIM, David spent 12 years as a Managing Director with Cincinnati Asset Management (CAM), a $3.2B RIA that specializes in US Corporate Credit, where he was responsible for developing new business relationships, providing exemplary client service, and delivering market knowledge. Prior to joining CAM, David was a fixed income product specialist with UBS Global Asset Management and was a member of the Private Client Investment Committee. David began his career in 1997 and has been awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He received a BBA, with a concentration in finance, from Western Michigan University and is also a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society of New York.
Sean joined Clinton Investment Management in November of 2023. Prior to joining CIM, Sean worked as a business development intern at Golf Digest supporting the marketing and sales team. Sean received his B.S. from Penn State University with a concentration in Marketing and Real Estate Analysis and Development.
Claudia joined Clinton Investment Management (CIM) in April, 2018. Prior to joining CIM, Claudia spent 12 years in a client service and operations role at Capital Prospects LLC, a manager-of-emerging managers. She was mainly responsible for client reporting, performance measurement and compliance. Prior to joining Capital Prospects, she spent 7 years at Northern Trust Global Advisors where she began as a fund accountant then later in a client service and investment reporting role. Claudia received a BBA in Accounting from Pace University.
Lynn joined Clinton Investment Management (CIM) in 2021. Prior to joining CIM, Lynn worked for Foley Services supporting billing operations in the finance department. Previously, she worked for an advisory firm assisting in the projection of retirement benefits for federal employees. She also has business development experience working for an IT consulting firm. Lynn received her B.S. from Fairfield University with a concentration in finance and business analytics.
Alex joined Clinton Investment Management’s (CIM) Credit Research Department, as a Credit Analyst, in June 2022. In his role as a generalist, he assesses the fundamental credit quality of a broad spectrum of municipal issuers, throughout the country. Prior to joining CIM, Alex worked part-time as a portfolio analyst for CIM from 2018 to 2021. Alexander received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree, majoring in finance, from the University of Richmond (UR). During his time at Richmond, Alex was a senior member of the UR ETF Fund, which managed a portion of the University of Richmond’s endowment. During Alex’s time in the UR ETF Fund, he served as the senior analyst for the North American team, utilizing a top-down investment philosophy to analyze the current macroeconomic environment and proactively managing and accessing the fund’s North American holdings and exposures. In addition, Alex was an active member in the University of Richmond’s Finance Society and intramural sports leagues.
Bill joined Clinton Investment Management (CIM) in 2011. Prior to joining CIM Bill was most recently with UBS Global Asset Management (UBSGAM) where he was Senior Portfolio Manager and Head of Municipal Credit Research. He has over 35 years of experience in corporate, municipal and asset-backed research as well as portfolio management. Prior to joining UBSGAM, Bill was with the Invesco Funds Group as portfolio manager for over ten years. He began his career as a fixed-income analyst with the Liberty Mutual Insurance Company in Boston, MA. Bill is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and holds a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Shivani joined CIM in March 2023. She previously held the title of Director and Analytical Team Lead within the U.S. Public Finance Education team at S&P Global Ratings. In this position, she led a team of analysts responsible for reviewing credit ratings on debt instruments issued by not-for-profit higher education entities, charter schools, community colleges, and private K-12 schools. In her 13 years at S&P, she also evaluated and analyzed the creditworthiness of non-profit healthcare entities, not-for-profit organizations, and privatized off-balance sheet housing projects across the United States. As Team Lead, Shivani participated in leading industry and investor conferences and was a criteria subject matter expert for charter schools, higher education, and community colleges.
Prior to joining S&P, Shivani was a Senior Budget Analyst at the NYC Office of Management and Budget. Her core job duties included liaising with city agencies and overseeing the annual and ten-year capital budgets of the city’s two key health agencies, the NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation (the largest municipal healthcare system in the United States) and NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Before graduate school, she worked for two years as a Senior Credit Analyst at General Electric’s Consumer Finance division in India.
Shivani holds a Master of Public Administration (core concentration in finance) with top honors from Cornell University and a Bachelors of Arts (honors) in Economics and Mathematics from the University of Delhi. She is a CFA®, CAIA ® and FRM ® charter holder.
Lane joined Clinton Investment Management (CIM) in November 2023. Prior to joining CIM, Lane spent a short period as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer for Coast Capital Management, LP, an event-driven hedge fund. This was preceded by over 19 years as the Chief Operating Officer, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for Iridian Asset Management LLC, an institutionally focused mid-cap value manager. Prior to his time at Iridian, Lane served as the Vice President—Legal and Compliance and Chief Compliance Officer for Rochdale Investment Management LLC and Rochdale Securities Corporation. He also worked as a Financial Consultant with Salomon Smith Barney, House Counsel for the Development Corporation for Israel, and Compliance Counsel for Advest, Inc. Lane holds a BA from Hofstra University, a JD from Western New England University School of Law and a LLM in Corporate Law from New York University School of Law. He is a member of the New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts bars and has served as an arbitrator for FINRA Dispute Resolution Services.