John Kerschner is Head of U.S. Securitized Products at Janus Henderson Investors and a Portfolio Manager of the Multi-Sector Income strategy. In his role as Head of U.S. Securitized Products, Mr. Kerschner primarily focuses on mortgage-backed securities and other structured products. Prior to joining Janus in 2010, Mr. Kerschner was director of portfolio management at BBW Capital Advisors. Before that, he worked for Woodbourne Investment Management, where he was global head of credit investing. Mr. Kerschner began his career at Smith Breeden Associates as an assistant portfolio manager and was promoted several times over 12 years, becoming a principal, senior portfolio manager and director of the ABS-CDO group.
Mr. Kerschner received his bachelor of arts degree in biology from Yale University, graduating cum laude. He earned his MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, where he was designated a Fuqua Scholar. Mr. Kerschner holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has 27 years of financial industry experience.