Investment Management

Credit Research

James W. Butler, Jr.
Elly Clary
Kelly Cruse
Dana A. D'Andre
Derek M. Endsley
Ryan Friend
James LeBuhn
Bedford H. Lydon III
Andrea McKeague
Bradley D. Mincke
Joseph Vodziak
 




James LeBuhn
Vice President and Senior Fixed Income Analyst

Mr. LeBuhn is a Vice President and Senior Fixed Income Analyst with a specific focus on municipal bond analysis. He has over twenty-eight years of investment industry experience. Prior to joining the Company in 2017, Mr. LeBuhn served as Senior Director, Sector Head, U.S. Public Finance for Fitch Ratings where he spent twelve years performing municipal credit analysis. In his role, he led the non-profit health care and higher education analytical team with respect to ensuring sector compliance with analytical policies and procedures. In addition, he directed the team in the development and updating of rating criteria and produced special reports and commentary. His work also involved serving as chairman on a majority of health care committees. Prior to his years with Fitch, Mr. LeBuhn held institutional sales positions at Cain Brothers & Co. and Ziegler Capital Markets. He is a member of the Chicago Municipal Analysts Society and the National Federation of Municipal Analysts and has been previously elected to the Hospital (Intermediate/Long Term Care) team of All-Star Municipal Bond Analysts published by SMITH’s Research & Gradings. Mr. LeBuhn earned a B.S. degree in Economics and Political Science from Northwestern University.