Stephen Chronert
Managing Director, High Yield Fixed Income Sales

Years in the industry: 25+ years
Area of focus: Leveraged finance products
School: Notre Dame and UCLA


What do you do at Mizuho?
I'm responsible for high yield product sales and distribution.

What surprised you about Mizuho?
I'm most surprised by the breadth of product knowledge and market experience.

What are Mizuho's culture and people like?
The environment is very collaborative. We are all team players and there's a lot of cross product coordination.

What’s the first thing you read every day?
Wall Street Journal

How have you grown since joining Mizuho?
I've expanded by leveraged finance market customer and issuer knowledge.

What’s a particularly proud moment you’ve had here?
One particularly proud moment was when issuer complimented us as being a "trusted advisor" to a capital markets transaction.

What’s one thing you've learned while at Mizuho or in the industry?
Confront issues immediately.

What do you do for fun?
I enjoy sailing, fishing, exercising.