James Viceconte is a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager of the Global Opportunistic Finance Strategy. Prior to joining AllianceBernstein in 2013, he was partner in GMG Investment Advisors, an emerging market–focused credit fund managing a range of secured and unsecured investment strategies. Before that, Mr. Viceconte was a managing director at Citigroup and its predecessor firms, where he was in charge of principal investment strategies in the Special Situations Group for all non-mortgage consumer assets in the US and all consumer and small commercial receivables in Latin America. At its predecessor firm, Salomon Brothers Inc, he began his tenure managing various non-agency mortgage and ABS trading books and ultimately expanded the scope of his responsibilities into secured-asset strategies in Asia, Europe and Latin America. Mr. Viceconte began his career in the US mortgage and asset-backed markets at JP Morgan and then at First Bank System Mortgage Corp. in their capital markets group. Mr. Viceconte holds a BS from Fordham University's Gabelli School of Business and an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.