Kevin Buckle is a senior managing director and portfolio manager in Mesirow Financial’s Fixed Income Management group. He is responsible for overseeing portfolio management, investment strategy and credit research specializing in aerospace, building products, capital goods, chemical (commodity), consumer products, manufacturing, retail, transportation and technology industries for the high yield strategies.
Kevin has 28 years of investment management experience. Prior to joining Mesirow Financial in 2017, he was a senior vice president at Pacific Income Advisers. Previously, he was a portfolio manager at Grandview Capital and a managing director at Willow Brook Capital, a private equity boutique. Kevin also held multiple positions at SunAmerica Investments, where he co-managed high yield bond, leveraged loan, and structured product portfolios.
Kevin earned a BS in finance and accounting and an MBA with honors from the University of Southern California. He is a CFA® charterholder.