Adam Spielman is a senior managing director and head of leveraged credit on the fixed income team at PPM. In this role, he oversees the bank loan and high yield teams and is responsible for investment and allocation decisions for several of the firm’s fixed income strategies, including high yield core and floating rate income which are managed on behalf of investors globally. Prior to his current role, he was head of fixed income research and managed a team of individuals focused on corporate credit and structured security analysis. Prior to joining PPM in 2001, Adam worked in the investment group at a Chicago-based software company. Previously, he was an investment banker at Lehman Brothers, and started his career at Peterson Consulting. Adam earned a master’s degree in accounting and finance from the University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Indiana University.