Mackenzie is an assistant portfolio manager responsible for investment decisions as well as trading corporate bonds across the credit quality spectrum. Primarily focused on investment grade corporates as a member of the High-Grade Credit Sector Team, she also assists the firm’s High-Yield Credit Sector Team with trading activity. She is a co-manager on the Short Duration Multi Sector strategy.
She began working in the financial services industry in 2002 and joined Nuveen Asset Management in 2011. Previously, Mackenzie served as a mortgage trader at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines, where she managed the bank’s mortgage-backed security investment portfolio. She was also employed with INTL FCStone Inc. (formerly FCStone Inc.) where she was involved with trading and relative value analysis.
Mackenzie earned a B.A. in finance from the University of Northern Iowa and an M.B.A. from the University of Iowa.
Firm tenure for Nuveen Asset Management investment professionals may include years of service at predecessor advisory operations.