Christopher E. Bakke is a vice president in both the Finance department and the Risk, Compliance, & Legal department at Gurtin Municipal Bond Management, a PIMCO company. In his role as financial analyst, Mr. Bakke is responsible for preparing financial reports and performing analysis of the management company. In his role in the Risk, Compliance, & Legal department, Mr. Bakke is responsible for reviewing advisor and vendor due diligence questionnaires, as well as supporting the firm's compliance with all governmental rules and regulations.
Prior to joining Gurtin Municipal Bond Management in August 2016, Mr. Bakke worked as an operations specialist at State Street Bank in Sacramento, CA. In this role, Mr. Bakke was responsible for overseeing the fund accounting of clients with inventories of complex derivatives.
Mr. Bakke earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California, Davis, graduating with honors.