Richard Fulford Head of U.S. Defined Contribution Share Add Download Print Mr. Fulford is an executive vice president in the Newport Beach office, an account manager and head of PIMCO's U.S. defined contribution business. He previously served as the head of PIMCO's public pension channel. He spent six years, from 2003-2009, in PIMCO's London office servicing institutional clients. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2000, he worked on the municipal desk at Wells Capital Management and before that, as a civil engineer. He has 20 years of investment experience and holds an MBA from the University of California, Irvine and a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.