Sejal Penkar is a director of fixed income markets at Capital Group, home of American Funds. She has 16 years of industry experience and has been with Capital Group for one year. Prior to joining Capital, Sejal was part of the Merrill Private Wealth team where she was the primary business development wealth advisor and co-managed the fixed income sleeve. Before that, Sejal was director of institutional sales for Wells Fargo Securities where she focused on investment-grade and asset-backed fixed income sectors. She holds an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, a master’s degree in teaching from Pace University, which she earned while participating in Teach for America, and a bachelor’s degree in biology and society from Cornell University. Sejal is based in Los Angeles. Sejal has two sons who attend Manhattan Academy and lives in Manhattan Beach. In her free time Sejal enjoys playing tennis.