David Crall, CFA, is the Chief Investment Officer and a Managing Director with NCRAM. As CIO since January 2010, he leads the investment activities and investment team of NCRAM. He is the Chairman of NCRAM’s Investment Committee and Portfolio Manager of the Global High Yield Strategy. He is also on NCRAM's Management Committee and Risk Monitoring Committee, helping to guide the overall business. Previously, he was a portfolio manager and co-head of the high yield bond team at NCRAM, encompassing primarily high yield bonds but also public-side management of loans and distressed investments, since 2000. Prior to that, he was a portfolio manager of various high yield accounts at NCRAM since 1997, and an analyst in the high yield group at NCRAM for various industries since 1992. Mr. Crall received his B.A. from Yale University in 1992. He is a CFA® charterholder, a member of the CFA institute, and a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts.