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THROUGH EDUCATION

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Wesley R. Gray, Ph.D.

After serving as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps, Dr. Gray earned an MBA and a PhD in finance from the University of Chicago where he studied under Nobel Prize Winner Eugene Fama. Next, Wes took an academic job in his wife’s hometown of Philadelphia and worked as a finance professor at Drexel University. Dr. Gray’s interest in bridging the research gap between academia and industry led him to found Alpha Architect, an asset management firm dedicated to an impact mission of empowering investors through education. Wes has published multiple academic papers and four books, including Embedded (Naval Institute Press, 2009), Quantitative Value (Wiley, 2012), DIY Financial Advisor (Wiley, 2015), and Quantitative Momentum (Wiley, 2016).

Jack Vogel, Ph.D.

Dr. Vogel conducts research in empirical asset pricing and behavioral finance. Dr. Vogel is a co-author of DIY FINANCIAL ADVISOR: A Simple Solution to Build and Protect Your Wealth and QUANTITATIVE MOMENTUM: A Practitioner’s Guide to Building a Momentum-Based Stock Selection System. His academic background includes experience as an instructor and research assistant at Drexel University in both the Finance and Mathematics departments, as well as a Finance instructor at Villanova University He has a Ph.D. in Finance and an MS in Mathematics from Drexel University. Dr. Vogel graduated summa cum laude with a BS in Mathematics and Education from The University of Scranton.

OUR CORE BELIEFS REINFORCE OUR MISSION

TRANSPARENT

We want investors to understand our approach

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SYSTEMATIC

We use systems to minimize human error and bias

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EVIDENCE-BASED

We seek to find intellectual truth via rigorous research

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AFFORDABLE ALPHA

We seek to deliver high after-tax after-fee returns

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Long-Only

Quantitative Value

Systematic value strategy

Focused Value Factor

Minimum depends on investment vehicle

Managed Accounts and ETFs

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Quantitative Momentum

Systematic momentum strategy

Focused Momentum Factor

Minimum depends on investment vehicle

Managed Accounts and ETFs

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Alternatives

Value Momentum Trend

Long/Short Alternative

Three Factor Exposure

Minimum depends on investment vehicle

Managed Accounts and ETFs

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AAA

Managed Futures

Advanced Alpha Architect

$5mm Minimum

Managed Accounts

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Custom Asset Allocation

RAA Index

Tactical Asset Allocation

Robust Asset Allocation

Managed Accounts

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1042 QRP

Affordable QRP Solution

ESOP Rollover Solution

Managed Accounts

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Custom Solutions

Tailored for the Client

Customized Solutions

Managed Accounts

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