Michael Buckius is Chief Investment Officer and a Senior Vice President of Gateway Investment Advisers, LLC. He is also a Portfolio Manager. In addition to portfolio management, his responsibilities include overseeing the firm's investment management and trading functions as well as product development and servicing individual client relationships.

Prior to joining Gateway in 1999, Mr. Buckius was an equity derivative sales professional at Bear Stearns & Co. andBankers Trust Company, both in New York. Previously he held a variety of option-related research and trading positions at Alex. Brown & Sons Inc. in Baltimore.

Michael Buckius received his BA and MBA in finance from Loyola University of Maryland and is a CFA® charterholder.

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