Bryan Krug is a managing director of Artisan Partners and a portfolio manager on the Credit team. In this role, he is the portfolio manager for the Artisan High Income Strategy. Prior to joining Artisan Partners in December 2013, Krug was the portfolio manager of Ivy High Income Fund at Waddell & Reed from February 2006 to November 2013. He joined Waddell & Reed in 2001 as a high yield investment analyst and was later promoted to portfolio manager. Earlier in his career, he was affiliated with Pacholder Associates as the primary analyst for a distressed portfolio. Krug holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Miami University, Richard T. Farmer School of Business. He is a CFA holder.