Barbara E. Miller, managing director, is the Global CIO of Customized Bond Portfolios within our Global Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities (GFICC) group. Based in Columbus, Barb leads a group of portfolio managers across US core, high yield, municipals and EMEA with the common theme of developing efficient, high quality separate account products customized for various wealth management platforms and mid-institutional accounts. Barb is also a portfolio manager for the Core Bond Fund and is a member of the GFICC Investment Strategy Committee and GFICC Operating Committee. In addition to her investment role, Barb is also senior location officer in Columbus for our GFICC group. An employee since 1994, she was previously an investment manager for Central Benefits Mutual Insurance Co., a portfolio manager for fixed income and equities at Midland Mutual Life Insurance Company, and a portfolio manager and trader for trust portfolios at National City Bank. Barb holds a B.S. in finance and banking from Franklin University.