General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> July 12, 1999

Linda Duessel – Federated Investors

LINDA DUESSEL, CFA and Portfolio Manager, has been employed at Federated Investors since 1991. Her previous experience includes eight years as an Analyst and High-Yield Bond Portfolio Manager at Westinghouse Credit Corporation and three years as a CPA at Arthur Young and Company. Ms. Duessel is the Portfolio Manager of several funds, including Federated Equity Income Fund, Federated Equity Income Fund II (since 2/97), Federated Utility Fund and Federated Utility Fund II (since 4/95). Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, she received her undergraduate degree in Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She practiced as a Certified Public Accountant prior to earning a Master of Science degree in Industrial Administration at Carnegie Mellon University. Ms. Duessel is married and has four children. Profile
TWST: You started the Federated Income Fund to create a portfolio which

provides income, upside participation and downside protection. That

sounds as if it could be very attractive and very useful