Reid Smith is Chief Investment Officer for Ziegler BPG Fixed Income Strategies and Senior Portfolio Manager. Prior to joining Ziegler Capital Management, LLC in 2015, Mr. Smith was Head of Barclays Fixed Income Portfolio Management at Barclays Wealth and Investment Management in the Americas. At Barclays, Mr. Smith was responsible for the development, strategy, implementation and ongoing management of the Fixed Income Portfolio Management offering in the U.S.Prior to joining Barclays in 2011, Mr. Smith worked at Vanguard Group for 17 years. During his tenure, he held increasingly senior fixed income strategic and portfolio management positions including Head of the Long Term Bond Desk, Municipal Credit Strategy Team Leader, Municipal Rates Strategy Team member, and Co-Head of Municipal Strategy. While at Vanguard, Mr. Smith managed two high-profile funds with $12.5 billion in assets: a high yield tax exempt portfolio (1996-2009) and a long-term tax-exempt portfolio, both of which were highly rated by Morningstar during his leadership. Additionally, he played a key role in developing the facets of Vanguard’s municipal bond fund strategies including duration, credit, fund structure, hedging and risk metrics.Mr. Smith is a CFA charterholder and earned both an MBA in International Business and a BBA in Marketing from the University of Hawaii.�
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