Paul Mitchell, CFA
SVP and Director of Research
As Director of Research, Paul Mitchell is responsible for developing, enhancing, and maintaining our research processes and resources, working in partnership with senior members of our investment organization. He has oversight over both our fundamental and quantitative research efforts. He is a member of the Calamos Investment Committee, which is charged with providing a top-down framework, maintaining oversight of risk and performance metrics, and evaluating investment process. Paul contributes nearly 25 years of investment industry experience, spanning fundamental equity and credit analysis, quantitative analysis, risk management, and team leadership across asset classes. Prior to joining Calamos Investments in 2017, Paul worked for Achievement Asset Management, where he served as president, head of research and as a portfolio manager. Previously, he was a portfolio manager with Balyasny Asset Management and a managing director and portfolio manager with UBS O’Connor. Earlier in his career, he worked at Northern Trust as a senior analyst focused on the financial services sector and at Allstate Insurance Company as an associate portfolio manager, investment analyst and financial analyst. Paul graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a B.S. in Finance and holds an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in Finance.