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Yana S. Barton
Managing Director, Co-Head of Specialty Solutions Group | 26 years industry experience
Yana S. Barton
Managing Director, Co-Head of Specialty Solutions Group 26 years industry experience
Yana is a managing director of Morgan Stanley and Co-Head of Specialty Solutions Group. She is a portfolio manager on a number of tax-managed equity and private offerings. She leads equity investment decisions, portfolio construction and risk management for these strategies. Yana is a member of MSIM’s Operating Committee, Global Diversity & Inclusion Council, EVM Management Committee and Eaton Vance’s Equity Strategy Committee. She was also a founding member and the first chair of Eaton Vance’s Women’s Leadership Exchange. Yana is an active spokesperson on behalf of the company in various media outlets. She has been featured on CNBC, Bloomberg TV, Bloomberg Radio, Barron’s, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post as well as BNN. Yana began her career in the investment management industry with Eaton Vance in 1997. Morgan Stanley acquired Eaton Vance in March 2021.
Yana earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of Florida. She is a member of the CFA Institute, CFA Society Boston and is a CFA charterholder.
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