Raffaele Zingone, managing director, is a senior portfolio manager on the U.S. Structured Equity Team. An employee since 1991, Ralph is responsible for the Research Enhanced Index (REI) strategies and serves as co-portfolio manager on our Hedged Equity and Equity Premium Income strategies. Prior to this role, he was a research analyst following the aerospace, environmental, and diversified manufacturing sectors. Upon joining the firm, he was a quantitative equity analyst and later served as a U.S. Equity portfolio manager in London and New York. Ralph received his B.A. in mathematics and economics from the College of the Holy Cross and his M.B.A. in finance from New York University. He is a CFA charterholder.