About Alpha Architect

Our mission is to empower investors through education.

Built on Research

Founded in 2010 by Wesley R. Gray, PhD, Alpha Architect is an industry leader in factor investing, systematic strategies, portfolio construction, and behavioral finance.

Affordable Active For All

Our aim is to turn rigorous academic research into highly differentiated investment products at lower costs, giving sophisticated investors a higher chance of winning.

Service-Oriented Culture

Communicating complicated ideas simply is foundation of great investment management. We empower investors with straightforward communication, resources, and tools.


Wes Gray, MBA, PhD
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Investment Officer
Portfolio Manager

Jack Vogel, MBA, PhD
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Investment Officer
Portfolio Manager

Ryan Kirlin

Client Success, Brand Partnerships & Marketing

Jess Bost, CFP, RICP
Vice President – Client Success & Brand Partnerships

Alexander Clark
Vice President – Marketing

Compliance & Portfolio Management

Operations are handled by ETF Architect, which is an affiliated company of Alpha Architect. Below is a select group of key people that help Alpha Architect.

Jess Leighty
Chief Compliance Officer

Richard Shaner, CFA
Portfolio Manager

Yang Feng
Portfolio Manager

Josh Russell, PhD, CFA
Portfolio Manager

Megan Lin
Portfolio Manager

Let’s work together.

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