Elaine Stokes is an Executive Vice President, Portfolio Manager and Co-Head of the full discretion team at Loomis, Sayles & Company. She is also a member of the firm's board of directors and has over 30 years of investment industry experience and joined Loomis Sayles in 1988. Ms. Stokes co-manages a variety of mutual fund and institutional strategies, including the firm's flagship fund. Prior to becoming a portfolio manager in 2000, she worked in high yield, global and emerging markets, serving as a senior fixed income trader and portfolio specialist.
Ms. Stokes is co-head and founder of the Loomis Sayles Women's Network group and is on the executive board for the Strong Women, Strong Girls nonprofit organization. Ms. Stokes earned a BS from St. Michael's College.