Eric Hess, CFA
Managing Director, Credit Research Analyst
Newfleet Asset Management, LLC
Eric Hess is a managing director and a credit research analyst at Newfleet Asset Management, an investment management affiliate of Virtus Investment Partners. He is responsible for the telecommunications, media, oil services, and utility industry sectors. Additionally, Mr. Hess is co-portfolio manager of the Virtus Credit Opportunities Fund.
Prior to joining Newfleet in 2011, Mr. Hess was on the fixed income team at Goodwin Capital Advisers, an investment management company and former Virtus subsidiary. He joined Goodwin Capital’s corporate credit research group in 2010. Previous to joining Goodwin, he was a credit analyst for The Travelers Companies.Mr. Hess earned a B.B.A. in finance from the University of Notre Dame, and he is a CFA® (Chartered Financial Analyst®) charterholder. He began his career in the investment industry in 2006.