Michael R. Myers, CFA, executive director, is a member of the Global Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities (GFICC) group. Based in Columbus, Michael is a senior portfolio manager for the Tax Aware Strategies team and is responsible for managing mutual funds and ETF's as well as fixed income portfolios for private clients. In addition to his active responsibilities, Mike led our $12billion structured Tax–Free Managed Portfolio group. Prior to joining the firm in 2005, Michael was a financial consultant at Smith Barney/Citigroup. He also worked at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter as both a senior liaison – product specialist on the Midwest Municipal Trading Desk and a financial advisor. He holds a B.S. in finance from The University of Akron.