Brian Manczak, CFA
Senior Managing Director, Portfolio Manager
Brian Manczak is a senior managing director and portfolio manager on the fixed income portfolio management team at PPM America, Inc. (PPM). He is responsible for the management of Jackson National Life Insurance Company’s investment grade corporate bond portfolio for both public and private investments. In this role, he determines the composition and positioning of the Jackson portfolio. Previously, Brian was on PPM’s investment grade private placements team and helped lead the firm’s efforts to develop an expertise in project finance. Prior to joining PPM in 2008, Brian worked in the investment banking department at Lehman Brothers, Inc. and began his career at Arthur Andersen. He earned a master’s degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina and a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from Miami University (Ohio). He is a CFA® charterholder.