David C. Hinman, CFA

Senior Portfolio Manager

David Hinman is a senior portfolio manager of credit strategies at Salient.

David has extensive experience managing global credit strategies through a variety of economic environments and credit cycles. David was the managing principal and chief investment officer at SW Asset Management, which he co-founded in July 2009 and Salient acquired in 2015. Previously, David has worked at numerous asset management companies, including Drake Management, Ares Management and PIMCO, where he spent 10 years managing credit-oriented portfolios and serving as the lead analyst for several industry sectors. Earlier in his career, he was a member of the high yield syndicate and investment banking group at Merrill Lynch and a credit analyst with First Union.

David earned a Bachelor of Science in finance (with high honors) from the University of Alabama and an MBA in finance and accounting from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. David is a CFA® charterholder.

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