Stephen Cianci, CFA, is a Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of the Global Fixed Income group. As the Co-Head of the Multisector Strategies for the Global Fixed Income group, Steve, along with Neil Moriarty, is responsible for all investment decisions across those strategies which include Core, Core Plus and Unconstrained portfolios. Prior to joining MacKay Shields in January 2018, he was with Aberdeen for 7 years where his responsibilities included Head of US Core Plus and Opportunistic fixed income on the North American Fixed Income team. Before joining with Aberdeen, Steve worked as Co-Head of Core and Core Plus fixed income strategies, lead portfolio manager for Short Duration products and the Head of Structured Products at Logan Circle Partners. Previously, he held similar roles as a Senior Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager at Delaware Investments. He is an adjunct professor of finance and a member of the Business Advisory Council at Widener University. Steve graduated with a MBA and BA from Widener University and is a CFA charterholder. He has been working in the investment industry since 1992.