Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer, Spectrum Asset Management, Inc.
L. Phillip Jacoby is the executive director and chief investment officer of Spectrum Asset Management, Inc. Jacoby joined Spectrum in 1995 and previously served as portfolio manager, managing director and senior portfolio manager. Prior to joining Spectrum, Jacoby was a senior investment officer at USL Capital Corp. (a subsidiary of Ford Motor Corp.) and co-manager of the preferred stock portfolio of its U.S. Corporate Financing Division for six years. Jacoby began his career in 1981 with The Northern Trust Company, Chicago and then moved to Los Angeles to join E.F. Hutton & Co. as a vice president and institutional salesman. Jacoby holds a B.S.B.A. in finance from the Boston University School of Management.