According to a recent press release, Tornga brings fifteen years of experience to Edge, and will lead the firm’s fixed income portfolio management team. His responsibilities will include overseeing $5.2 billion in core plus and investment-grade fixed income assets under management; the firm’s AUM have increased by 47% since June 2009 – to $20.6 billion as of June 30, 2011.
Tornga previously served as senior vice president and head of investment grade credit at Payden & Rygel Investment Management in Los Angeles. He is a CFA charter holder and earned his MBA from the Argyros School of Business at Chapman University.
“Greg’s addition brings years of proven performance and investment experience to a key area of focus for the firm,” said Jill Cuniff, president of Edge Asset Management, in the announcement. “We look forward to adding his leadership to this high performing team, and we count on his expertise being a valuable asset to our clients.”