• Products

    World Bond Fund Monthly Positioning & Outlook

    View Now >

  • Insights

    Human-Centric Investing Podcast

    Listen to Latest Episode >

  • Practice Management

    Applied Insights Team

    Learn More >

  • Resources

    Tax Center

    View Now >

  • About Us

    Human-Centric Investing

    Learn More >

Christopher A. Jones, CFA

Senior Managing Director at Wellington Management, Fixed-Income Portfolio Manager


 

Background

Christopher A. Jones, CFA, Senior Managing Director and Fixed-Income Portfolio Manager, is the portfolio manager for the Hartford High Yield Fund. Chris is a Fixed-Income Portfolio Manager and chair of the High Yield Strategy Group. Chris focuses on the firm’s Core High Yield, Global High Yield, Core Plus High Yield, and Credit Opportunities products. Chris began his career at Wellington Management in 1994 as a research analyst in Fixed Income Research, specializing in the quantitative and qualitative review of high yield bonds.

Prior to joining the firm, Chris did research for Foothill Group, an investment management company specializing in distressed debt, and he worked at La Jolla-based Multiple Peptide Systems where he marketed custom molecules to research institutions and other end-users (1989 – 1992).

Chris earned his MBA in finance from the University of California, Los Angeles (1994) and his BA, cum laude, from the University of California, San Diego (1988). He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Funds Managed

Hartford High Yield Fund

Experience

Professional experience since 1989

Wellington Management
1994-present

Foothill Group
1992-1994

Multiple Peptide Systems
1989-1992

Education

BA, University of California, San Diego
MBA, University of California, Los Angeles

 

219646

The material on this site is for informational and educational purposes only. The material should not be considered tax or legal advice and is not to be relied on as a forecast. The material is also not a recommendation or advice regarding any particular security, strategy or product. Hartford Funds does not represent that any products or strategies discussed are appropriate for any particular investor so investors should seek their own professional advice before investing. Hartford Funds does not serve as a fiduciary. Content is current as of the publication date or date indicated, and may be superseded by subsequent market and economic conditions.

Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal. Investors should carefully consider a fund's investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. This and other important information is contained in the mutual fund, ETF or closed-end interval fund prospectus or summary prospectus, which can be obtained from a financial professional and should be read carefully before investing.

Mutual funds and the closed-end interval fund are distributed by Hartford Funds Distributors, LLC (HFD), Member FINRA/SIPC. Exchange-traded products are distributed by ALPS Distributors, Inc. (ALPS). Advisory services may be provided by Hartford Funds Management Company, LLC (HFMC) or its wholly owned subsidiary, Lattice Strategies LLC (Lattice). Certain funds are sub-advised by Wellington Management Company LLP and/or Schroder Investment Management North America Inc. Schroder Investment Management North America Ltd. serves as a secondary sub-adviser to certain funds. Hartford Funds refers to Hartford Funds Management Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries, including HFD, HFMC, and Lattice, which are not affiliated with any sub-adviser or ALPS. The funds and other products referred to on this Site may be offered and sold only to persons in the United States and its territories.

© Copyright 2021 Hartford Funds Management Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Not FDIC Insured | No Bank Guarantee | May Lose Value