Blake McWherter is a Managing Director and Taxable Fixed Income Portfolio Manager at Avalon Advisors. Prior to joining Avalon, Blake was a senior analyst in the Leveraged Finance group at PineBridge Investments, a global investment manager. During his 14 year tenure at PineBridge, Blake covered multiple sectors across the high yield, leveraged loan and distressed credit markets. Prior to joining PineBridge, Blake worked in the acquisitions group at Weingarten Realty Investors, the Global Energy Investment Banking Group at Credit Suisse and the commercial real estate lending group at Bank United Corporation.



• M.B.A., Finance and Accounting, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University (2002)

• B.B.A., Finance, Texas A&M University (1995)


Blake McWherter

Managing Director

Portfolio Manager - Taxable Fixed Income

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