Andrew is CEO and Founder of Clinton Investment Management, LLC. He responsible for municipal bond portfolio oversight and construction as well as investment strategy setting. Prior to founding CIM, Andrew began his career in 1993 building and managing UBS Global Asset Management’s* separately managed municipal investment capabilities. In his role as Senior PM with UBS, Andrew was responsible for the management and oversight of all separately managed municipal accounts and the SMAr*T Series M Fund. His assets under management totaled over $4.5 billion. His mandate included managing portfolios for high-net-worth, ultra-high-net-worth, and institutional clients. Andrew’s responsibilities included credit selection, buy/sell decisions, average weighted maturity selection, sector allocations, and security selection. Mr. Clinton was a member of the firm’s Investment Strategy Committee. He is also a member of both the CFA Institute and the New York Society of Security Analysts. He earned a BS from Marist College with a concentration in finance and international trade management.
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Director of Operations/CCO
Mark joined Clinton Investment Management (CIM) in 2017. Prior to joining CIM Mark spent three years as Managing Director of Municipals at Academy Securities. Prior to Academy Mark spent 18 years as co-owner of Belle Haven Investments where he was responsible for designing and implementing the systems and procedures necessary to grow the firm’s assets under management to 1.7 billion in 2013 with 2,700 separately managed tax-exempt fixed income accounts. During the prior decade Mark was involved in institutional trading, underwriting and sales in the Municipal market.
David A. Karpa, CFA
Director of Investor Relations/Client Portfolio Manager
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.
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.
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.
William (Bill) Veronda, CFA
Head of Credit Research
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.
Kevin joined Clinton Investment Management (CIM) in April, 2018. Kevin works as a credit analyst under Bill Veronda, assisting in areas of credit research and writing credit reports. Prior to joining CIM, Kevin worked as a Business Analyst for Vitech Systems Group, modeling insurance business processes within the framework of the company’s software solution. Kevin earned his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Lehigh University in May 2017.