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Christopher A. Jones, CFA

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



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


Professional experience since 1989

Wellington Management

Foothill Group

Multiple Peptide Systems


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