F. BARRY NELSON is Senior Vice President, Co-Portfolio Manager, and
Research Director of Advent Capital Management, an investment firm
specializing in convertibles. Previously, he was at Value Line, most
recently as Portfolio Manager of the Value Line Convertible Fund and the
Value Line Multinational Fund. He has also served as Vice President of
International Research at NatWest Securities, Research Director of Louis
Nicoud & Associates, and Portfolio Manager of Value Line U.S. Government
fund. A Chartered Financial Analyst, Mr. Nelson holds a Bachelor’s
degree from New York University and an MBA from St. John’s University.
Married with two sons in college, his interests include cross-country
skiing, industrial archaeology, mountain biking, and sailing.