Asset Allocation Team

 

Dynamic Allocation Portfolio Manager Biography

Portfolio Manager

  • Randall L. Yoakum, CFA
    Chief Executive Officer, Portfolio Manager

    Mr. Yoakum co-founded Strategic Income Management (SiM) in October, 2010, and is primarily responsible for Asset Allocation portfolio management, investment strategy and economic research. He also sets the firm’s direction and is active in the communication of SiM’s investment process, decisions and strategy. Mr. Yoakum has 25+ years of experience in the investment management business, focused primarily on equity and asset allocation markets. Prior to co-founding SiM, Mr. Yoakum was the Chief Investment Strategist and Chairman of the Asset Allocation Team for Edge Asset Management, an affiliate of Principal Global Investors. Mr. Yoakum developed, implemented, and articulated the Asset Allocation Strategies. He was with Edge and its predecessor from 1987 to 1994 and rejoined the company in 1999. His investment management experience dates back to 1984. Mr. Yoakum holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, is a member of the CFA Society of Seattle, and has a B.B.A. from Pacific Lutheran University and an M.B.A. from Arizona State University.

     

Asset Allocation Team Biographies

  • Nicolé M. Verbrugghe, CFA
    Director of Research-Asset Allocation, Senior Analyst

    Mrs. Verbrugghe currently serves as the Director of Research and Senior Analyst for the Asset Allocation Team and works closely with Randy Yoakum on portfolio investment policies, analysis and performance and reporting infrastructure. Prior to joining SiM in 2010, Mrs. Verbrugghe worked for over 9 years as a Senior Quantitative Analyst for the Asset Allocation Team at Edge Asset Management, an affiliate of Principal Global Investors.  Mrs. Verbrugghe's background includes over 20 years of experience in investment management and financial analysis. She graduated from Whitman College with a B.A. in Mathematics and a Minor in Economics, and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

     
  • Michael D. Meighan, CFA
    Senior Investment Analyst, Portfolio Manager

    Mr. Meighan currently serves as Senior Investment Analyst and Portfolio Manager for the Asset Allocation Team and works closely with Randy Yoakum on investment strategy, analysis and economic research. Prior to joining SiM in 2012, Mr. Meighan worked for over 10 years as a Portfolio Manager and Senior Analyst for the Asset Allocation Team at Edge Asset Management, an affiliate of Principal Global Investors. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, is a member of the CFA Society of Seattle, and has a B.S. from Santa Clara University and an MBA from Gonzaga.