Lawrence J. Pavelec

Pavelec, Lawrence J.

Lawrence J. Pavelec, CFA, serves in a leadership position for Nicholas Company, Inc. as the Chief Operating Officer and head of product distribution. He also serves as an analyst and client portfolio manager for the separately managed account equity portfolios. Mr. Pavelec joined Nicholas Company in 2003 to serve as the Portfolio Manager for the Nicholas High Income Fund and lead the product distribution effort. His career as a credit analyst and portfolio manager began in 1984 with M&I Investment Management Corp., where he focused on investment-grade corporate bonds, asset-backed securities and mortgage-backed securities. Before joining Nicholas, he was with Brandes Investment Partners as the co-manager for Brandes Fixed Income Partners, serving as portfolio manager and head of marketing for the firm. Mr. Pavelec earned his B.S. in finance from the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse. He has served on various non-profit boards over the years, including the Mequon-Thiensville Education Foundation, North Shore Country Club, and the Peninsula School of Art. He has earned the right to use the CFA designation and is a member of the CFA Society Milwaukee.