John Heitkemper, CFA*

Vice President and Portfolio Manager – High Yield and Leveraged Loans Credit
Los Angeles, CA


Mr. Heitkemper joined Bradford & Marzec, now part of Tortoise Credit Strategies, initially in 2004 and again in 2011. He is a member of the leveraged finance team and assists in the implementation of investment strategies including the high yield and bank loan portfolios, CLOs and opportunistic core plus portfolios. Mr. Heitkemper has more than 20 years of investment industry experience. Prior to joining Bradford & Marzec, he held investment grade and high yield fixed income research positions with Macquarie Group/Four Corners, Franklin Templeton Investments and Hotchkis & Wiley. He began his career as a research assistant in the International Finance division within Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, D.C. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Pomona College and a Master of Business Administration with concentrations in finance and economics from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business where he graduated with honors and was nominated to Beta Gamma Sigma. He is a CFA® charterholder.

*Equity owner in Tortoise

John Heitkemper, CFA

555 W. 5th Street

Los Angeles, CA 90013

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