Mr. Bartels is a Senior Investment Professional for Monarch. Prior to joining Monarch in 2002, Mr. Bartels was a research analyst in the High Yield Investments Group of Invesco, where he analyzed primary and secondary debt offerings of companies in various different industries. He holds the chartered financial analyst designation and is a certified public accountant. He currently serves on the board of WCI Communities, Inc. Mr. Bartels received a B.S. in Finance and Accounting, cum laude, from Bucknell University.