Simona DeStefano, Senior Investment Analyst, has over 15 years of high-yield corporate credit experience and is a member of the fixed income team with Signature Global Asset Management. She is responsible for high-yield, convertible bond and leveraged loan assets focused in the health care, gaming and lodging sectors. Mrs. DeStefano began her in career in 1999 as a corporate rating analyst in leveraged finance at Moody’s Investors Service and in 2003 joined the leveraged finance team at UBS where she was responsible for credit risk management. Prior to joining Signature, she worked at Scotiabank as a member of the corporate banking health care team. Mrs. DeStefano has a Bachelor of Business Administration with high honours in banking and finance from the Frank G. Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University.