Chris oversees risk management for the taxable fixed income products and is responsible for risk models, market data, quantitative credit analysis, and performance attribution systems. He is also a member of the Fixed Income Strategy Committee, which establishes investment policy for all taxable fixed income products. As a senior fixed income portfolio manager, he leads the Core Bond and Short Term Bond Strategies and related institutional portfolios.
He began working in the financial industry in 1981 and became a portfolio manager in 1985. Chris rejoined the firm in 2000 after working at Brinson Partners as a director and senior portfolio manager. Prior to that, he was director of risk management for U.S. Bank’s asset management division and broker/dealer. He was also a fixed income portfolio manager at Fortis Advisors and First Minnesota Bank.
Chris received a B.S. in business finance from Winona State University.
Firm tenure for Nuveen Asset Management investment professionals may include years of service at predecessor advisory operations.