Andrew Kerai, CFA

Portfolio Manager, Senior Credit Strategist

Andrew joined RiverNorth in 2015 and serves as Portfolio Manager and Senior Credit Strategist. Andrew works with the firm’s marketplace lending investment team in analyzing credit performance and portfolio positioning within the strategy. He is responsible for conducting research across credit markets, including the analysis of factors impacting both corporate and consumer credit.

Prior to joining RiverNorth, Andrew was Lead Portfolio Manager of an actively managed open-end mutual fund which invested in the equity securities of publicly-traded credit-focused investment funds, including business development companies (BDCs). Andrew was also an equity research analyst covering consumer and commercial lenders, credit card issuers, middle market commercial lenders, debt recovery companies and business development companies. He began his investment career as a portfolio analyst within high yield bonds and leveraged loans at Prudential Investments.

Andrew graduated Summa Cum Laude from American University with a dual major in international finance and accounting. He is a CFA Charterholder.