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Hoffmann, Christian
Christian Hoffmann, CFA, is Portfolio Manager and Managing Director for Thornburg Investment Management. He joined the firm in 2012 as a fixed income securities analyst and was promoted to Associate Portfolio Manager in 2014, then Portfolio Manager in 2018. Mr. Hoffmann graduated cum laude from New York University with a B.A. in economics. He is also a CFA charterholder. Prior to joining Thornburg, he served as a senior credit analyst with H.I.G. Capital in Miami, Florida, where he specialized in distressed debt investments and credit-driven special situations. Mr. Hoffmann began his career in the investment banking division of Lehman Brothers and later spent several years working on the high yield research desk at Lehman Brothers. Profile
Klingelhofer, Jeff
Jeff Klingelhofer, CFA, is Portfolio Manager and Managing Director for Thornburg Investment Management. He joined the firm in 2010, then was promoted to Associate Portfolio Manager in 2012. In 2015, Mr. Klingelhofer was made Portfolio Manager and Managing Director. Mr. Klingelhofer earned a B.A. in economics with a minor in business from the University of California at Irvine and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 2010. He is also a CFA charterholder. Prior to joining Thornburg Investment Management, Mr. Klingelhofer spent four years with PIMCO, where he was responsible for monitoring portfolio leverage and risk tolerances. Mr. Klingelhofer also worked as a commercial mortgage-backed securities intern with ratings agency DBRS and interned with the CalPERS alternative assets team. Profile
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TWST: Please introduce Thornburg Strategic Income Fund and tell us about its objectives and the roles you play.

Mr. Hoffmann: Thornburg