Noel serves as co-portfolio manager for Piedmont’s Yield Advantage products and leads the firm’s macroeconomic research effort. He also conducts research on the various sectors of the fixed income market. He is an equity partner of the firm and a member of the firm’s Operating Committee. Prior to joining Piedmont in 2010, Noel previously served as the Senior Portfolio Manager at Tattersall Advisory Group in Richmond, Virginia, specializing in corporate credit and derivatives. Prior to Tattersall, Noel led the Credit Strategy effort at Evergreen Investment Management Company, where he was Senior Portfolio Manager and Head of Credit Strategy.
Noel received his BA in History and Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.