Voya Multi-Manager International Small Cap Fund - Class A
Portfolio Management Team
Voya Investments, LLC
Voya Investments, LLC., serves as the investment adviser to each of the Funds. Voya Investments has overall responsibility for the management of the Funds. Voya Investments provides or oversees all investment advisory and portfolio management services for each Fund, and assists in managing and supervising all aspects of the general day-to-day business activities and operations of the Funds, including custodial, transfer agency, dividend disbursing, accounting, auditing, compliance and related services.
Jody Hrazanek is head of strategy design and implementation for Multi-Asset Strategies and Solutions (MASS) at Voya Investment Management. She is responsible for overseeing the portfolio implementation, strategy design and customized solutions teams for a variety of investment solutions including asset allocation, derivatives/financial engineering, risk management, portable alpha and structured products. Previously at Voya, she was a derivatives trader with responsibility for Voya IM’s third-party business as well as the firm’s general account. Prior to joining Voya, she was a convertible bond trader at Advent Capital Management. Prior to that, she was a convertible bond portfolio manager and risk arbitrage trader at Merrill Lynch Quantitative Advisors and Deutsche Bank Asset Management. Jody began her career as an analyst at Goldman Sachs. Jody graduated Summa Cum Laude from Fairfield University with a BS in mathematics and has a MS in statistics and operations research from New York University, Stern School of Business.
Halvard Kvaale, CIMA
Halvard Kvaale is head of manager research and selection for Multi-Asset Strategies and Solutions (MASS) at Voya Investment Management. Prior to joining the firm, Halvard was managing director and head of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney consulting group’s portfolio advisory services group. In this role, he was responsible for the management of the firm’s discretionary programs within Morgan Stanley Smith Barney overseeing more than $26 billion. Upon joining Morgan Stanley, he served as the head of global advisor research in the consulting services group overseeing the research and due diligence of third party investment managers. Previously, he served as the head of global manager research and fee-based advisory solutions at Deutsche Bank, and at Prudential Investments he managed the third party consulting programs, ran the investment management analysis unit and the senior consulting group. Halvard graduated from the Norwegian School of Management with an MS in general business, and graduated Summa Cum Laude with an MS in investing from San Francisco State University. Halvard holds a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) designation from the Wharton School of Business.
Acadian Asset Management, LLC
Acadian Asset Management LLC (“Acadian” or “Sub-Adviser”), is a registered investment adviser and a subsidiary of Acadian OMAM Affiliate Holdings LLC, which is an indirectly wholly-owned subsidiary of Old Mutual plc, a publicly listed company on the NYSE. Acadian is a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission-registered investment adviser and Boston-headquartered investment management firm that, along with its wholly owned Australia, Singapore, Japan, and U.K. affiliates, specializes in the active investment management of global and international equity strategies. The principal address of Acadian is 260 Franklin Street, Boston, MA 02110. As of December 31, 2015, Acadian had assets under management of approximately $66 billion.
Brendan O. Bradley, PhD
Managed Fund since 2015
Brendan O. Bradley, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, and Director of Portfolio Management, joined Acadian in September 2004 as a senior member of the Research and Portfolio Management teams. In 2010, he was appointed Director of Managed Volatility Strategies, and in 2013, became Director of Portfolio Management, overseeing portfolio management policy.
Brian K. Wolahan, CFA
Managed Fund since 2009
Brian K. Wolahan, CFA, Senior Vice President, and Senior Portfolio Manager, joined Acadian in March 1990. Prior to his current role as Senior Portfolio Manager, he served as Director, Portfolio Management overseeing the portfolio management policy, as well as co-Director of Research responsible for developing and applying investment techniques to evaluate markets and securities.
John R. Chisholm, CFA
Managed Fund since 2005
John R. Chisholm, CFA, Executive Vice President, and Chief Investment Officer, joined Acadian in July 1987. He oversees Acadian’s investment process and investment team, and actively manages Acadian portfolios and directs research.
Wellington Management Company, LLP
Wellington Management Company LLP (“Wellington Management” or “Sub-Adviser”) is a Delaware limited liability partnership. Wellington Management is a professional investment counseling firm which provides investment services to investment companies, employee benefit plans, endowments, foundations, and other institutions. Wellington Management and its predecessor organizations have provided investment advisory services for over 80 years. Wellington Management is owned by the partners of Wellington Management Group LLP, a Massachusetts limited liability partnership. The principal address of Wellington Management is 280 Congress Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02210. As of December 31, 2015, Wellington Management had investment management authority with respect to approximately $926 billion in assets.
Managed Fund since 2013
Daniel Maguire, CFA, Senior Managing Director and Equity Portfolio Manager affiliated with Wellington Management and located outside the U.S. Mr. Maguire joined Wellington Management as an investment professional in 2004.
Simon H. Thomas
Managed Fund since 2013
Simon H. Thomas, Senior Managing Director and Equity Portfolio Manager joined Wellington Management as an investment professional in 2002.
Victory Capital Management Inc. (“Victory Capital” or “Sub-Adviser”) is a New York corporation registered as an investment adviser with the SEC. The principal address of Victory Capital is 4900 Tiedeman Road, 4th Floor, Brooklyn, Ohio 44144. As of December 31, 2015, Victory Capital had approximately $33.1 billion in assets under management.
Daniel B. LeVan, CFA
Managed Fund since 2014
Daniel B. LeVan, CFA, Lead Portfolio Manager, Chief Investment Officer of Victory Capital’s Trivalent Investments has been with Victory Capital since 2014. From 2007-2014, Mr. LeVan was a Senior Portfolio Manager of Munder Capital Management.
John W. Evers, CFA
Managed Fund since 2014
John W. Evers, CFA, Senior Portfolio Manager has been with Victory Capital’s Trivalent Investments since 2014. From 2007-2014, Mr. Evers was a Senior Portfolio Manager of Munder Capital Management.