John DeLaney, CFA
Senior Portfolio Manager
Mr. DeLaney joined Birch Run Investments in October 2022 as Senior Portfolio Manager. He has over thirty years of experience in the investment industry. Prior to joining Birch Run, he spent fifteen years as the Senior Fixed Income Portfolio Manager at The Swarthmore Group managing approximately $1 billion in separate accounts under the long credit, core, core-plus, intermediate government / credit, intermediate credit, TIPS, and short duration strategies. Before Swarthmore, he spent seven years as a Senior Portfolio Manager with Automatic Data Processing, where he was responsible for $7.5 billion in fixed income assets and investing and funding payroll float balances that periodically would exceed $10 billion.
Mr. DeLaney’s experience also includes being a member of SEI’s Global Fixed Income Management Unit, and serving as portfolio manager with The Fairfield Group, Independence Capital Management Inc. and Parkway Management Corporation. Types of portfolios managed include: pension, savings bank, insurance company, VEBA, nuclear decommissioning trust, bond proceeds, money market and mutual fund accounts. Mr. DeLaney holds a B.A. in Economics from Bucknell University. He has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.