'Bond King' Named Business Executive of the Year

November 12, 2018


Buffalo, NY - The Richard J. Wehle School of Business commemorated 50 years of recognizing outstanding executives this fall by conferring its Business Executive of the Year Award to none other than Jeffrey Gundlach.

Better known as “The Bond King,” the Western New York native is the founder, chief executive officer and chief investment officer of DoubleLine, the fastest-growing mutual fund startup in history.   DoubleLine manages more than $120 billion in assets.

Considered an industry thought leader and expert in bonds and related investments, Gundlach is one of the most influential people in the bond market and appears regularly on national media networks discussing investments. 

Also awarded during the 50th anniversary dinner, Nelson D. Civello ’67, HON ’17 who received the Dr. Richard A. Shick Award and Paul V. Hartigan MBA ’88, recipient of the Bernard L. Martin Award.


Click here to view the Wehle School of Business commemorative video.