Mike Taggart, CFA
Vice President, Director of Closed-End Fund Research Closed-End Funds & Global Structured Products
Nuveen Investments

Mike Taggart is responsible for providing secondary market research support for Nuveen's family of closed-end funds. Taggart has more than 16 years of financial industry experience. Before assuming his current role, he was the head of U.S. closed-end fund research at Morningstar. Prior to that, he was a senior equity analyst, providing research on consumer goods and retail companies at Morningstar. During his time on the equity research team, he also covered capital markets and IT services firms. Before joining Morningstar, Taggart worked in institutional equity sales and had previously pursued a doctorate degree in Russian history.

He holds a B.A. in history from Virginia Tech, an M.A. in Russian history from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He earned his Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2000.