Linda A. Duessel, CFA, is Senior Vice President, Senior Portfolio
Manager and Client Portfolio Manager at Federated Investors, Inc. As
Senior Portfolio Manager, she is responsible for portfolio management
and research in the core equity and equity income areas. As Client
Portfolio Manager, Ms. Duessel is responsible for developing market
outlook and portfolio direction for all equity and fixed income
portfolios. Prior to joining Federated Investors, she was Vice President
and Portfolio Manager in the Merchant Banking Group at Westinghouse
Credit Corporation and a Senior Staff Auditor at Arthur Young & Co. Ms.
Duessel earned her BS from the University of Pennsylvania, as well her
MSIA from Carnegie Mellon University. She is a Certified Public
Accountant and a member of the Pittsburgh Society of Financial Analysts.
Ms. Duessel has 19 years’ investment experience, joining Federated
Investors in 1991.