Ken Fincher
Senior Vice President, Closed-End Fund Management Team
First Trust

Ken Fincher is Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager leading the First Trust Closed-End Fund Management Team. Mr. Fincher joined First Trust Advisors with over 20 years of experience in financial markets. His current responsibilities include management of separately managed accounts and exchange-traded funds that invest primarily in closed-end funds. He has also helped develop new product structures in the closed-end fund space. Mr. Fincher has been named Outstanding Individual Contributor to the Closed-End Fund Sector in 2007, 2006, 2005 and 2004 by financial analysts and his peers in the closed-end fund community.

Mr. Fincher received a B.A. in financial administration from Michigan State University and an M.B.A from Loyola University Graduate School of Business. He has been quoted in several business publications such as Investor's Business Daily, Barron's, Bloomberg News Service and Bond Buyer and has authored articles for Seeking Alpha. Mr. Fincher also served on the Closed-End Fund committee of the Investment Company Institute (ICI).