Portfolio Manager, Far East Equity ex Japan
Vontobel Asset Management, Inc.
Brian Bandsma is a portfolio manager of Far East Equity at Vontobel Asset Management, a subadviser to Virtus Mutual Funds. Since 2013, he has served as co-portfolio manager of the Virtus Greater Asia ex Japan Opportunities Fund.
Mr. Bandsma joined Vontobel in 2002 as a senior research analyst with a primary focus on information technology, financials, telecommunications, and consumer discretionary stocks. Previously, he was a senior associate and analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein for four years.Mr. Bandsma holds an M.B.A. in finance and accounting from New York University Stern School of Business and a B.S. in finance from Grand Valley State University in Michigan. He began his career in the financial services industry in 1998.