Justin Rucker, executive director, is a member of the Global Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities (GFICC) group. Based in Columbus, Justin is a portfolio manager for the U.S. Value Driven team and is responsible for managing Long Duration & Core Bond institutional taxable bond portfolios and fund vehicles. Justin is responsible for long duration strategies with benchmarks that span the range from actively managed to custom liability-based across a broad spectrum of fixed income sectors. An employee since 2006, Justin most recently was a member of the Mid Institutional Portfolio Management team specializing in structured product sectors & managing Core Bond portfolios. He also spent three years in the client portfolio management group for Global Fixed Income & three years as an Internal Client Advisor for JPMorgan Mutual Funds. Prior to joining the firm, Justin worked the trade desk for Open E Cry, LLC, a brokerage firm specializing in Futures and FX trading. Justin holds a B.S. in finance from the University of Dayton, an M.B.A. from Capital University, and is a CFA charterholder.
Managing Director, became part of the team responsible for management of the Fund in September 2015. An employee of JPMIM or predecessor firms since 1993, Mr. Figuly is a member of the GFICC group and a portfolio manager for the U.S. Value Driven team and is responsible for managing certain J.P. Morgan Funds and institutional taxable bond portfolios.