William Howarth

Senior Corporate Credit Strategist

William Howarth, Senior Corporate Credit Strategist William Howarth joined SAC in January 2020 as a Senior Corporate Credit Strategist. Before joining Smith Affiliated Capital, Mr. Howarth served as the Vice President of Fixed Income Portfolio Management and an investment committee member at Fox Asset Management/Eaton Vance. He created and managed wrap account models for Eaton Vance/Parametric Associates that grew to over $400mm in assets under management. Additionally, during his 10-year tenure, he was the Senior Utility, Telecom, and Industrial Analyst for the equity strategy. Prior to joining Fox Asset Management, Bill was a Senior Portfolio Manager of Taxable Fixed Income and a Corporate Sector Specialist at The Dreyfus Corporation. During his 13 years at Dreyfus, his primary focus was on the corporate bond sector, where he was responsible for issue selection, credit research, sector allocation, and sector rotation in corporate bonds. In addition to corporate bonds, Bill also specialized in cross-over credits, high yield, preferred, and convertible securities. He was part of a team responsible for over $10 billion in client assets and was a recipient of the Lipper Award for Top Performance. Mr. Howarth earned a B.S. from the University of Scranton and an MBA in Management Information Systems from St. Peters College.