Cheryl Stober is an investment director at Loomis, Sayles & Company, where she covers leveraged finance, including bank loan and high yield products. She is an embedded member of both the bank loan and full discretion teams. In this role, Cheryl is responsible for articulating each team’s investment process, performance, positioning and outlook with clients, consultants and prospects.

Cheryl joined Loomis Sayles in 2005 as a senior operations analyst. In 2007, she joined the bank loan team as a portfolio assistant and was promoted to product analyst and product manager, respectively. Previously, Cheryl worked in bank loan operations at Bain Capital.

Cheryl earned a BA in economics from Brandeis University and an MBA from Boston University.

The bank loan team is headed by John Bell, who has been working in the bank loan asset class since 1989. John joined Loomis Sayles in 2001 to build the firm’s bank loan capabilities. John was among the first non-bank buyers of bank loans and his work pre-dates the first bank loan index, which began in 1992. The team began managing bank loans in a conservative style, and later expanded to include several more flexible and structured products.