Mr. Nelson serves as Portfolio Manager and as Research Director. Prior to joining [XYZ], Mr. Nelson was Lead Manager of the Value Line Convertible Fund and the Value Line Multinational Fund, and was Research Director of the Value Line Convertibles Survey, the Value Line Options Survey, and the Value Line Small Cap Survey. Under Mr. Nelson's management, the Value Line Convertible Fund rose to #1 among 41 convertible funds per Lipper Analytical Services, and the Value Line Convertibles Survey was the #1 newsletter for risk-adjusted return in the Hulbert Financial Digest. Before returning to Value Line, Mr. Nelson was Vice President of International Research at NatWest Securities and Research Director of Louis Nicoud & Associates. He began his career at Value Line, where he rose from Analyst Trainee to Head of Fixed-Income. Mr. Nelson was Portfolio Manager of Value Line U.S. Government Securities, which was named the #1 government bond fund by Money magazine after five years. He also managed high-yield and tax-exempt funds at Value Line. He earned an MBA in Finance at St. John's University, a BA in Psychology at New York University, and a Certificate in Bond Analysis & Portfolio Management at the University of Illinois.