Neal is a Portfolio Manager on Clark Capital’s Tax Free Fixed Income Team. He has over 30 years of experience as a municipal bond specialist, and has held senior positions at regional and global firms. He began as a trader at a regional bank in Virginia, following his graduation from Washington and Lee University with a degree in Economics. Neal’s experience includes developing and trading bond strategies for high net worth investors, institutional market making at large regional and NY-based firms, and proprietary trading for a German state-owned Landesbank. While municipal bonds have been a career-long focus, he has had extensive exposure to a suite of financial instruments including Treasury futures, options, and swaps.