The Finance Breakfast is an opportunity for alumni to gather to discuss investment themes and thought leadership in finance who will discuss current trends in the fixed income markets.
Elaine Stokes (Speaker), Loomis, Sayles & Company
Elaine Stokes is a Vice President, Portfolio Manager and co-head of the full discretion team at Loomis, Sayles & Company. She has 29 years of investment industry experience and joined Loomis Sayles in 1988. Elaine is a co-portfolio manager for the firm's flagship Loomis Sayles Bond Fund, which won the 2009 Morningstar Fund Manager of the Year award in the fixed income category.
Elaine also co-manages a variety of mutual fund and institutional strategies, including the Fixed Income, High Income, High Income Opportunities, Institutional High Income, Investment Grade Bond, Investment Grade Fixed Income, Multisector Income, Strategic Monthly Income and Strategic Income funds, and the Loomis Sayles Multisector Full Discretion, Core Plus Full Discretion, High Yield Conservative and High Yield Full Discretion strategies. Prior to becoming a portfolio manager in 2000, she had experience working in high yield, global and emerging markets. Elaine has served as a senior fixed income trader and portfolio specialist.
Elaine is co-head and founder of the Loomis Sayles Women's Network group and is on the executive board for the Strong Women, Strong Girls nonprofit organization. She is a frequent speaker and panelist, featured as a keynote speaker for the Morningstar Conference 2015, CNBC, and WealthTrack. Elaine earned a BS from St. Michael's College.
Brian Albert, '09