Sr. Vice President, Co-Head of Research and Investments
Mr. Vacko is Co-Head of Research and Investments with portfolio management, research, and day-to-day team management responsibilities. He is directly involved in the fundamental analysis of companies, while investigating investment opportunities consistent with the firm's long-term philosophy and process. In line with Calamos' integrated investment team structure, Jon works within a senior team of professionals and is an asset class generalist with sector responsibilities across all of Calamos' strategies.
Mr. Vacko, a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a BBA in Finance, and holds an MBA from the University of Chicago. Prior to joining Calamos in 2000, he was a Credit Analyst with Duff & Phelps Credit Rating (now part of Fitch IBCA) in the Financial Institutions Group and was an Examiner with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.