Douglas M. Baker holds more than 15 years of experience in the financial services industry. In 2006 he joined Nuveen Asset Management as a vice president and derivatives analyst, and later that year his responsibilities expanded to include portfolio management duties. He started his career at Bank of America where he spent five years before moving to Lehman Brothers. Douglas studied finance at the University of Illinois where received a BA. He also has an MBA in finance and economics from the University of Chicago and is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago.