Andrew W. Bischel, CFA, is CEO, Chief Investment Officer and a Founding Member of SKBA Capital Management, LLC. He has been in the industry since 1976, and joined SKBA when the firm was founded in 1989. Mr. Bischel is the lead member of the investment strategy team, responsible for implementation and communication regarding ValuePlus and the fixed income strategies. Previously, Mr. Bischel worked at Merus Capital Management/The Bank of California. Mr. Bischel earned his B.S. in mathematics and B.A. in economics from the University of California at Davis, and his MBA from the California State University at Sacramento. He is a member of the CFA Society of San Francisco and the CFA Institute.