Kenneth Naehu is the Founder and Managing Director of Banyan Tree Asset Management, LLC. Prior to forming Banyan Tree, Ken was a Partner and Managing Director at Bel Air Investment Advisors where he joined shortly after its formation in 1998 to start and manage the Fixed Income Department. Under his leadership, the fixed income assets grew from $250 million to over $3 billion. Before joining Bel Air, Ken was the Senior Trader and head of the West Coast Municipal Bond Department of Bear Stearns, and an Assistant Vice President in the High Yield Department with Drexel Burnham Lambert. He has been extensively covered in the media, appearing on Bloomberg television and frequently quoted by CNN, Reuters, the Los Angeles Times and many others. Ken received his B.S. in Business Administration from Pepperdine University.