As a senior credit analyst, Kevin O’Donoghue’s 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. He contributes 21 years of investment industry experience. Prior to joining Calamos in 2017, he served as a senior analyst and regional head of research for the Americas at Aviva Investors (2008-2017). In this role, he was responsible for covering investment grade and high yield financial institutions, insurance companies and REITs. From 2005-2008, Kevin served at Banc of America Securities, LLC as a vice president and equity research analyst. In 2008, the Financial Times ranked him No. 1 in stock picking among U.S. insurance industry analysts. Earlier in his career, he worked at Lehman Brothers as an associate equity research analyst and at Shadwell Capital as a senior analyst. Kevin holds an MBA in Finance from Fordham University and graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a BA in English.