Richard Figuly, managing director, is Head of Core Strategy within our Global Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities (GFICC) group. Based in Columbus, Rick leads a group of portfolio managers on the Core Strategy team who are responsible for managing institutional taxable bond portfolios and fund vehicles. Rick is the Lead Portfolio Manager on the Core Bond Fund and Mortgaged Backed Securities Fund. An employee since 1993, Rick previously served as a fixed income trader trading all taxable fixed income securities while specializing in structured products. Prior to joining the firm, Rick was a fiduciary tax accountant at the Bank One Ohio Trust Company. Rick is also a retired Major of the Ohio Army National Guard. He holds a B.S. in finance from The Ohio State University.