Michael Buckius is President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer, and Portfolio Manager of Gateway Investment Advisers and a member of the firm's Board of Managers. He joined the firm in 1999. As CIO, Michael oversees the firm's investment management and trading functions, as well as product development and servicing individual client relationships. He also serves as a co-portfolio manager for several mutual funds advised or sub-advised by the firm, in addition to the firm's separate account strategies. Prior to joining Gateway, Michael was an equity derivative sales professional at Bear Stearns & Co. and Bankers Trust Company, where he specialized in the design and implementation of hedging and monetization strategies for corporations and high net worth individuals. He served previously in a variety of options-related research and trading positions at Alex, Brown & Sons Inc.

Michael holds a BA and MBA in finance from Loyola University Maryland. He is also a CFA® charterholder.

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