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First Western

Co-Portfolio Manager & Credit Analyst

Mr. Shah joined First Western Capital Management in 2005 as a Credit Analyst and through his tenure has researched and invested in several industries including telecommunications, technology, media, homebuilding, and services. He’s currently responsible for co-managing the Short Duration Investment Grade strategy as well as the firm’s high yield credit strategies.  Previously, Mr. Shah was a Research and Strategic Planning Consultant at Sun Microsystems and a Product Manager for Escalate, an enterprise software company. Prior to his operational roles, he was an Equity Research Associate at JP Morgan Chase.

Mr. Shah received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Environmental Science from the University of California at Berkeley and a MBA from the University of Southern California where he was a recipient of the  Guildford C. Babcock Endowed Scholarship.