Investment Management

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Matt Toms, CFA

Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income

Total Years of Experience: 23

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Matt Toms is chief investment officer of fixed income at Voya Investment Management. In this role, he leads a team of more than 100 investment professionals. Before becoming CIO, Matt was head of public fixed income at Voya Investment Management, overseeing the investment teams responsible for investment grade corporate, high yield corporate, structured products, mortgage-backed securities, emerging market debt and money market strategies for Voya’s general account and third-party business. In this capacity, Matt led the fixed income investment strategy and portfolio management process in close partnership with Christine Hurtsellers, former CIO of fixed income and now chief executive officer of Voya Investment Management; he also served as a lead portfolio manager on many of Voya's multi-sector fixed income strategies. Prior to joining the firm, Matt worked with Calamos Investments, where he established and grew their fixed income business. He also has prior experience with Northern Trust and Lincoln National within both public and private corporate markets as well as across multi-sector and global bond portfolio management. Matt received a BBA from the University of Michigan and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation

Sean Banai, CFA

Head of Portfolio Management

Total Years of Experience: 18

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Sean Banai is head of portfolio management for the fixed income platform at Voya Investment Management. Previously, Sean was a senior portfolio manager and before that head of quantitative research for proprietary fixed income. Prior to joining the firm in 1999, he was a partner in a private sector company. Sean received a BA and an MS in actuarial science from Georgia State University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.

Paul Buren, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Total Years of Experience: 13

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Paul Buren is a fixed income portfolio manager for Voya Investment Management, responsible for the portfolio construction of the multi-sector fixed income strategies. Previously, Paul was the head of the DIG Analytics team for external client fixed income. Prior to joining the firm in 2006, he was a senior client representative with Wilshire Associates. Paul received a BA in computer science from Rutgers University and an MBA in finance from Emory University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.