Our Team

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Donald E. Morgan, III, CFA

Chief Investment Officer/Managing Partner/Portfolio Manager

Mr. Morgan is the firm’s Chief Investment Officer, Managing Partner, and Portfolio Manager. Additionally, Mr. Morgan is a member of both the Investment and Risk Committees. Prior to forming Brigade in 2006, Mr. Morgan was a Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of Fixed Income at MacKay Shields, LLC. During his leadership, Mr. Morgan grew the firm’s high yield assets to $17 billion and raised approximately $800 million in the long/short fund.  Mr. Morgan joined his predecessor firm in 1997 and co-managed its high yield funds until 2000, when he became the Lead Portfolio Manager of the High Yield Division. Mr. Morgan began his career in money management as a Research Associate, then High Yield Analyst, at Fidelity Management and Research Company. Mr. Morgan received a BS in Finance, magna cum laude, from New York University. Additionally, Mr. Morgan is a CFA charterholder.