Mr. Chandra is a managing director, head of the U.S. public client practice, and account manager in the Newport Beach office, focusing on institutional client service. He is a member of PIMCO Women and serves on the steering committee. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2008, he was an equity research analyst for Robert W. Baird & Company, covering the diversified industrial and heavy machinery sectors. He has 19 years of investment experience and holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business as well as an undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis with an emphasis on finance and economics. Mr. Chandra is a CFA and CAIA charterholder.