Mark Steven Venezia retired from Eaton Vance in 2012. He was founder and Director of Global Fixed Income, and portfolio manager of the Global Macro Absolute Return Fund. Mr. Venezia was previously Vice President of Network Utilities, the first options pricing provider to run off of a personal computer network. He left in 1984, to start Eaton Vance’s first mortgage-backed securities fund. He earned his JD from Cardozo Law, MBA from the University of Chicago, MA in Philosophy (ABD) from Illinois, and BA in Economics from Stanford. Mr. Venezia is a Chartered Financial Analyst and was admitted to the Virginia Bar May 2016.