- Nicholos Venditti, CFA
Portfolio managers are supported by the entire Thornburg investment team.
David Ashley is portfolio manager for Thornburg Investment Management. He joined Thornburg as associate portfolio manager in 2011 and was named portfolio manager in 2019.
Dave earned a BS in finance and an MBA from the University of Delaware. He is also a CFA charterholder. Prior to joining Thornburg, David was a credit analyst for Wilmington Trust in Delaware.
Christopher Ryon is portfolio manager for Thornburg Investment Management. He joined Thornburg as associate portfolio manager in 2008 and was named portfolio manager in 2009.
Chris holds a BS from Villanova University, an MBA from Drexel University, and is a CFA charterholder. Chris has over 30 years of experience in the investment management field. Before joining Thornburg, he served as head of the long municipal bond group for Vanguard Funds, where he oversaw the management of more than $45 billion in 12 intermediate- and long-term municipal bond funds.
In 2013, Chris was selected as a member of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board’s (MSRB) board of directors.
Nicholos Venditti is portfolio manager for Thornburg Investment Management. Nick joined Thornburg in 2010 as a fixed income research analyst and was promoted to associate portfolio manager in 2011 and portfolio manager and managing director in 2015.
Nick earned an MS in finance from Syracuse University, an MA in applied economics from the University of North Carolina–Greensboro, and a BA from Trinity University. Prior to joining Thornburg Investment Management, Nick spent three years working as assistant vice president for bond insurer FSA (now merged with Assured Guaranty Corp).