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Kenneth Holley

Kenneth  Holley

Kenneth Holley, CFA

Principal
Portfolio Manager
CIO – International

Kenneth (“Ken”) oversees the firm's international investment activities: setting policy and directing the activities of the international investment staff. 

Before coming to Herndon, Ken spent more than eight years at Morgan Stanley Asset Management (MSAM). In his first four years there he managed a domestic intermediate fixed-income portfolio. For the last four years at Morgan Stanley he was the co-manager of an international equity portfolio. In addition, he served on Morgan Stanley's Asset Allocation Committee which determined MSAM's investment policies and positions in the various asset classes. Prior to that Ken spent almost three years at the African Development Bank (ADB) in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire as the Senior Finance Officer where he developed and implemented the investment philosophy and trading strategies for the Bank's portfolios in U.S. dollars, Canadian dollars, French francs, Deutsche marks and Japanese yen. Before the ADB, he managed portfolios at Ward & Associates Asset Management, a fixed-income asset management firm serving public and private pension plans. Ken began his career in finance as a fixed-income salesman at Salomon Brothers in 1986.

Ken’s education includes a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School of  The University of Pennsylvania. He also earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1995.