Thomas A. Sontag, Managing Director, joined the firm in 2004. Tom is the Head of Global Securitized & Structured Products and serves as a co-portfolio manager and Senior Portfolio Manager on multiple fixed income strategies. He is a member of the senior investment team that sets overall portfolio strategy for Global Investment Grade. Tom also leads the Global Securitized team in determining exposure across various portfolio strategies. Prior to joining the firm, Tom served as a portfolio manager with Strong Capital Management for six years. His responsibilities included co-managing five mutual funds as well as separate institutional accounts. Previously, Tom worked in the Fixed Income divisions of Bear Stearns (1986 to 1998 as a managing director) and Goldman Sachs (1982 to 1985). Tom earned a BBA and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin.