Darrell Watters holds a degree in economics from Colorado State University. He joined Janus in 1993 as a municipal bond trader. He previously worked at Piper Jaffary in the same position. From 1996 to 2000, Watters was a portfolio manager and executive vice president of the Janus Federal Tax-Exempt Fund. He is currently the lead manager on the Janus US Short-Term Bond Fund, and co-lead manager on the Selection Flexible Income and US Flexible Income strategies as well as a fixed income research analyst.