Gino Nucci, managing director and portfolio specialist, TCW, serves on the account management team responsible for communicating investment strategies, performance, and outlook to clients. Previously, he was a managing director in the U.S. Fixed Income Group at TCW and one of the portfolio managers of the MetWest High Yield Bond Fund and the TCW High Yield Bond Fund. Nucci joined TCW in 2009 during the acquisition of Metropolitan West Asset Management LLC (MetWest). Before joining MetWest in 2004, he was an investment banker focusing on mergers and acquisitions, as well as public and private equity offerings at Prudential Securities in New York and Volpe Brown Whelan in San Francisco. He earned a B.A. in economics, Yale University, and an MBA, UCLA Anderson School of Management.