Jason Kezelman joined Angelo Gordon in 2022 and is a Managing Director and Strategy Specialist in the Client Partnership Group. In this role, Jason drives new business development and client partnerships for the firm’s open-ended Credit strategies. Prior to joining the firm, Jason was a Managing Director at Artisan Partners and the business leader for the Credit team. Prior to Artisan Partners, he was an Executive Vice President at PIMCO, where he spent 18 years focusing on coverage of Endowments & Foundations, Family Offices and other institutional investors, across alternative and fixed income strategies. Early in his career, Jason worked for Merrill Lynch in Municipal Bond sales and trading, MetLife and Commonfund. Jason holds a B.S. in Business Administration from The Eller College at the University of Arizona, and a M.B.A. from the Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine. He is also a CFA Charterholder.