Sandy Szakach, Senior Managing Director, PPM AMERICA, INC.
Senior Managing Director
PPM AMERICA, INC.
Sandy joined PPM America's Structured Finance team in 1999 and is currently Head of Credit-Structured Finance.
manages a team of credit analysts that focus on public and private/144a asset backed transactions, including CDOs and various esoteric asset classes for both total return and buy and hold accounts.
Prior to PPM, she spent six years focusing on private and public asset-backed and other structured finance investments, two years at American General Investment Management (acquired by AIG) and four years at Great-West Life Assurance.
Prior to her work in structured finance, Szakach worked in Asset-Liability Management for Great-West Life.
She also served as an Investment Officer for Bank Western FSB (acquired by US Bancorp) and as an Analyst for both the Federal Reserve Bank and Lawless Commodities, Inc., a commodities consulting firm.
Szakach graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration from Illinois State University and received an M.S. in Finance from the University of Colorado.