Today, Delaware Investments Dividend and Income Fund, Inc. (the “Fund”), a New York Stock Exchange–listed closed-end fund trading under the symbol “DDF,” announced that Paul A. Matlack, Craig C. Dembek and John P. McCarthy have been named as additional co-managers of the Fund effective immediately.
Paul A. Matlack, CFA, is a strategist for the firm’s fixed income team. In this role, he interacts with portfolio managers, analysts, and traders, and communicates with the institutional consulting world and retail audience. Matlack rejoined the firm in May 2010. During his previous time at Delaware Investments, from September 1989 to October 2000, he was senior credit analyst, senior portfolio manager, and left the firm as co-head of the high yield group. Most recently, he worked at Chartwell Investment Partners from September 2003 to April 2010 as senior portfolio manager in fixed income, where he managed core, core plus, and high yield strategies. Prior to that, Matlack held senior roles at Turner Investment Partners, PNC Bank, and Mellon Bank. He earned a bachelor’s degree in international relations from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA with a concentration in finance from George Washington University.
Craig C. Dembek, CFA, is a senior research analyst on the firm’s taxable fixed income team with primary responsibility for banks, brokers, insurance companies, and real estate investment trusts (REITs), as well as oversight for other sectors. He rejoined the firm in March 2007. During his previous time at Delaware Investments, from April 1999 to January 2001, he was a senior investment grade credit analyst. Most recently, he spent four years at Chartwell Investment Partners as a senior fixed income analyst and Turner Investment Partners as a senior fixed income analyst and portfolio manager. Dembek also spent two years at Stein, Roe & Farnham as a senior fixed income analyst. Earlier in his career, he worked for two years as a lead bank analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Dembek earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Michigan State University and an MBA with a concentration in finance from the University of Vermont.