Gary J. Pokrzywinski, CFA
Lead Portfolio Manager
Mr. Pokrzywinski is the Chief Investment Officer and High Yield Portfolio Manager for SiM. He has 25+ years of experience in the fixed income financial markets. He managed the Morningstar 5-star*, Principal High Yield Mutual Fund from its inception in April 1998 to May 2009. Prior to co-founding SiM, he was the CIO and a High Yield Portfolio Manager for Edge Asset Management (and its predecessor), an affiliate of Principal Financial Group. He worked for Edge and its predecessor from 1992 to 2009. Prior, Mr. Pokrzywinski was an investment officer/portfolio manager for Firstar Investment Services Co. He received a bachelor's degree in Finance and Management Information Systems from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. Mr. Pokrzywinski earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1989 and is a member of the CFA Society of Seattle
* Data provided by Morningstar. CPHYX (load waived) 5-star ranking from 11/05 to 5/09. CPHYX 4- or 5-star rating from 4/03 to 5/09. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. References to other mutual funds should not be interpreted as an offer of these securities.