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