John M. Novak, CFA
John Novak is a Research Analyst responsible for covering the industrials and consumer sectors for Lord Abbett’s Global Credit Research team, which supports all the taxable fixed-income capabilities.
Mr. Novak joined Lord Abbett in 2014. His previous experience includes serving as Director, High Yield/Distressed Credit Desk Analyst at Mizuho Securities, USA, Inc.; Vice President, Distressed & Special Situations Group at Barclays Capital, Inc.; High Yield Research Associate at Lehman Brothers; Equity Research Analyst at Morningstar Investment Services; and Finance Director, Aramark Healthcare Services at Aramark Corporation, Inc. He has worked in the financial services industry since 1996.
He earned a BS in agronomy from The Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business. He also is a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) designation.