Charles M. Stucke is the Chief Investment Officer of Guggenheim Investment Advisors, chair of its Investment Committee and head of its Portfolio Management Group. Prior to joining Guggenheim in 2006, Mr. Stucke served as an Executive Director on the Portable Alpha Team at Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners (Morgan Stanley AIP), where he opened and managed the firm’s London-based European alternative investments research office. Mr. Stucke has worked in the alternative investments, private equity, mezzanine, structured debt (public and private, taxable and tax-exempt) and interest rate derivative markets in London, Philadelphia, New York, Berlin and St. Louis. He holds an A.B. and an M.B.A. (first in class) from the University of Missouri. He also holds a Master’s in International Affairs from Columbia University as well as the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.