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Leo J. Dierckman (24 years fixed income investment experience) is a Managing Director, Portfolio Manager for Oppenheimer Investment Management LLC. Leo is primarily responsible for management duties for the Insurance accounts and non-investment grade assets. His research responsibilities are for the Healthcare, Homebuilding, and Municipal bond sectors. Prior to joining OIM, he was Vice President, Portfolio Manager for 40|86 Advisors, Inc. He was a member of the insurance management team for the Conseco insurance portfolios and non-affiliated insurance clients. He also served as the lead portfolio manager for the 40|86 Strategic Income Fund (NYSE:CFD), a publicly traded closed-end mutual fund and the Manager’s Convertible Securities Mutual Fund (NASDAQ:MCXYX). He holds a B.S. in Finance from Indiana University.




Michael Richman, CFA (22 years fixed income investment experience) is a Managing Director, Portfolio Manager for Oppenheimer Investment Management LLC. He has primary portfolio management duties for the investment grade assets in addition to his research responsibilities for the Bank/Finance and Insurance sectors. Prior to joining OIM, Mike was Vice President, Portfolio Manager and Head of Corporate Trading at 40|86 Advisors, Inc. He holds a B.S. in Finance from Indiana University and is a CFA charterholder.




Matthew Burrell (14 years fixed income investment experience) is a Director and Research Analyst for Oppenheimer Investment Management LLC. He is responsible for fixed income credit analysis in the Aerospace, Auto/Auto Parts, Energy, Technology, Telecom, and Utilities industries. Prior to joining OIM, Matt was a Senior Securities Analyst with 40|86 Advisors, Inc. He holds a Masterís Degree in Business Administration from Indiana University and a Bachelorís degree in Mechanical Engineering from Oregon State University. He is also a registered Professional Engineer in Oregon and California.





Mitch DePoy, CFA (10 years fixed income investment experience) is a Director and Research Analyst for Oppenheimer Investment Management LLC. He is responsible for fixed income credit analysis in the Building Products, Business Services, Capital Goods, Consumer Products, Death Care, Environmental Services, Food/Beverage, Supermarkets, Tobacco, Restaurants, Retail and Transportation industries. Prior to joining OIM, Mitch was a Senior Professional at Ernst & Young, LLP. He holds a M.S. in Accounting, Magna Cum Laude, from Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame, a B.S. in Finance & International Business from the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, a Certified Public Accountant license and is a CFA charterholder.




Peter Vars, CFA (16 years fixed income investment experience) is a Director and Research Analyst for Oppenheimer Investment Management LLC. He is responsible for fixed income credit analysis in the Cable/Media, Chemicals, Gaming, Lodging, Metals/Mining/Steel, Packaging, Paper/Forest Products and REIT industries. Prior to joining OIM, Peter worked as a Research Analyst for 40|86 Advisors, Inc. He holds a BA in International Affairs from the University of Colorado, Boulder, a Masterís Degree in Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and is a CFA charterholder.


Mike Konrad (23 years fixed income investment experience) is a Research and Portfolio Analyst for Oppenheimer Investment Management LLC. He is responsible for fixed income credit analysis in the Structured Securities, ABS/CMBS/MBS industries. Prior to joining OIM, Mike was a Structured Securities Trader and Analyst for 40|86 Advisors, Inc. He holds a B.S. from Indiana University.




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