Cong joined BlackRock's analyst class in January 2011 and is currently a member of the Risk & Quantitative Analysis group. His responsibilities involve managing risk for BlackRock's fixed-income multi-sector mutual funds in the retail space. Prior to joining BlackRock, Cong interned at OppenheimerFunds where he implemented a fixed-income performance attribution model that helped portfolio managers understand factor returns while decomposing residual return into asset allocation and security selection. He also constructed stress tests for OFI's global equity fund and studied the fund's economic exposure to international capital markets using returns-based style analysis and regression analysis. Prior to OppenheimerFunds, he was a summer intern at UBS, where he helped manage private money. Cong graduated summa cum laude from Sewanee in 2009 and earned a BA degree in Economics and Mathematics. Upon graduation, he attended the MEng program at Cornell University majoring in Financial Engineering.