MITCHELL WILBANKS, CFA

Senior Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager

Mitchell is a Senior Portfolio Manager and has over 13 years of experience managing institutional cash and low duration portfolios. In addition to managing Smith Graham's liquidity strategies, Mitchell provides research analyses for the credit and securitized sectors as well as trading for money market, asset-backed securities (ABS), and Government securities. Prior to joining the firm, he served as a Financial Analyst with First Southwest Co., in Austin, Texas. His responsibilities included coordinating investment reporting for 25 institutional fixed income portfolios with assets totaling over $6 billion. Mitchell also monitored 20 primary and regional dealers for holdings including agency, treasury, and commercial paper securities on a daily basis. He assisted in trade operations and documentation. Mitchell also consulted on special projects, including: benchmark analyses, historical spreads, cash flows, income/yield analyses, credit analyses, and policy comparisons.

Mitchell received a BBA from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from Southern Methodist University.  He is a CFA charterholder.