Mr. Ear joined DoubleLine in 2016 as an Equity Analyst and is now a Portfolio Manager. Prior to DoubleLine, he spent two years at Compass North Advisors as a Consultant and six years at Palmyra Capital Advisors LLC where he was a Principal and Portfolio Manager. Previous to that, Mr. Ear worked for five years at Hotchkis and Wiley Capital Management as an Equity Analyst. He holds a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Ear is a CFA and CPA (inactive) charterholder.