Michael serves as a Vice President on Palisade Capital Management’s Convertible Securities investment team. In this capacity, he is responsible for investment and risk analysis for the Convertible Securities, Short Duration Convertible Bond, and Hedged Convertibles strategies. Additionally, Michael is responsible for all convertible securities trading at Palisade. Prior to joining Palisade in 2006, Michael was a Junior Trader for the convertible arbitrage group and a Risk Analyst for the equity derivatives group at BNP Paribas/CooperNeff. He received his B.S. in Finance from the Pennsylvania State University.