Scott Schimpf, CFA

Senior Credit Analyst, Fixed Income

As a senior high yield analyst, Scott Schimpf works closely with our co-portfolio managers across our credit strategies. His responsibilities include identifying, recommending and monitoring securities for our credit portfolios. He utilizes all aspects of credit analysis, including financial modeling, communicating with management teams, and developing a thorough knowledge of the covenants and structures of the securities in his coverage universe. Scott contributes 20 years of investment industry experience. Prior to joining Calamos in 2017, he served as a senior securities analyst at Aviva Investors (2014-2017). In this role, he was responsible for covering high yield and investment grade credits in the healthcare, pharmaceutical, home building, and construction products sectors. At OFS Management, Scott held the role of director and senior analyst (2013-2014). From 2003-2012, Scott served at Barclays Capital/Lehman Brothers as a director and senior high yield research analyst. Previously, he also worked as an associate equity research analyst at both J.P. Morgan and Gerard, Klauer, Mattison and Co. (acquired by BMO). He began his finance career as a healthcare banking group associate at Credit Lyonnais (now Calyon). Scott holds an MBA from New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business, with concentrations in Finance and Accounting. He graduated from Indiana University with a BS in Finance.