|Christopher M. Testa||15/12/2014||Christopher M. Testa joined Delaware Investments in January 2014 as a senior portfolio manager in the firm’s corporate credit portfolio management group. He primarily manages high yield assets. Prior to joining the firm, Testa worked as a portfolio manager who focused on high yield credit at S. Goldman Asset Management from 2009 to 2012 and Princeton Advisory Group from 2012 to 2013. Previously, he served as head of U.S. credit at Drake Management, and prior to that he was head of credit research and a high yield portfolio manager at Goldman Sachs Asset Management. Testa has more than 20 years of experience analyzing and investing in high yield and distressed credit. He earned his bachelor’s degree in economics, with a minor in government, from Hamilton College, and an MBA in finance with a concentration in investments from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
|Michael G. Wildstein||15/12/2014||Michael G. Wildstein is a member of the firm’s fixed income portfolio management team. He manages corporate credit-related portfolios. Before joining the team, he was a senior corporate bond analyst focused on the telecommunications sector for high grade and high yield portfolios. Prior to joining Delaware Investments in March 2007 as a senior research analyst, Wildstein spent five years at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers in various roles that included portfolio manager for the core bond team, corporate bond research analyst, and corporate bond trader. Before moving into investment management, Wildstein worked in finance, corporate strategy, and business development with several firms including RCN Corporation and AT&T Local Services. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Tampa and an MBA from Drexel University.
|David Hillmeyer||15/12/2014||J. David Hillmeyer is a member of the firm's taxable fixed income portfolio management team. He is responsible for portfolio construction and asset allocation of the diversified floating rate strategy and serves as co-portfolio manager for the fixed rate multisector, core plus, and investment grade corporate bond strategies. Prior to joining Delaware Investments in August 2007 as a vice president and corporate bond trader, he worked for more than 11 years in various roles at Hartford Investment Management Company, including senior corporate bond trader, high yield portfolio manager / trader, and quantitative analyst. He began his career as an investment advisor in January 1989 at Shawmut Bank, leaving the firm as an investment officer in November 1995. Hillmeyer earned his bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University, and he is a member of the CFA Society of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Council for Business Economics.