Joyana has over 18 years of insurance industry experience. She began her career at American Equity in 1998.
Joyana started in American Equity’s Annuity Service Department and moved to the Investment Department in 2001. Since moving to the Investment Department, she has done a variety of investment work including derivatives analysis and trading, fixed income analysis and trading, ISDA and regulatory work and assisting in various financial reporting duties.
She currently manages American Equity’s derivative portfolio of over $30 billion in notional.
Joyana earned a BA in Finance from the University of Iowa in 1998. In 2008, Joyana received her Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is currently a member of the Iowa Society.