Jennifer BeardenAssociate Director at IACPM
Jennifer Bearden is the Associate Director of the International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers (IACPM). The IACM is a non-profit industry association dedicated to advancing the practice of credit portfolio management through advocacy, research, education, communication and promotion of sound practices. The Association has grown enormously since its formation in 2001; IACPM members now total over 100 financial institutions around the globe. In her role, Jennifer works with Som-lok Leung, IACPM Executive Director and Marcia Banks, Deputy Director to further the goals and objectives of the Association. Previously, Jennifer was a Director, Senior Trader at Bank of America Merrill Lynch for nine years. She traded credit default swaps, corporate bonds and loans for the global loan portfolio group covering various industries. Jennifer’s previous experience was as a Director at Bank One in the credit portfolio management group. Jennifer holds an MBA from Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern and a BA in Economics, Markets and Management from Duke University.