Dennis serves as the Lead Manager of the ABG Municipal Bond Fund, as well as the Co-Manager of the ABG Bond Fund, ABG Government Bond Fund and the ABG Employee Benefit Bond Fund. He is also responsible for the construction and management of a number of separately managed fixed income portfolios for Arvest Trust Company and Arvest Investment Management Group clients. His duties include portfolio management, analysis of municipal and corporate securities and fixed income securities trading. Dennis received his B.S.B.A. in economics from the University of Arkansas. He achieved the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) in 2002. Dennis is also a member of the Fixed Income Analysts Society and Southern Society of Municipal Analysts.Dennis rejoined Arvest in 2006. Prior to re-joining Arvest, Dennis served as the head of a regional broker-dealers Total Return Portfolio Strategies Group where he was responsible for the preparation of all of the firms fixed income research. Dennis also served as the head of Fixed Income Policy for Union Planters Investment Advisors where he managed the firms tax exempt mutual fund and co-managed the firms Balanced Fund and money market funds. Dennis began his career as a public & structured finance-underwriting analyst with a regional broker-dealer.
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