Wesley R. Gray, Ph.D.


Wesley R. Gray, Ph.D.- CEO, co-CIO, Founder & Executive Managing Member, Alpha Architect

Wesley R. Gray, Ph.D., is CEO, co-CIO, founder and executive managing member of Alpha Architect, a quantitative asset management and consulting firm based in the suburbs of Philadelphia, PA. After serving as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps, Dr. Gray received a PhD, and was a finance professor at Drexel University. Dr. Gray’s interest in entrepreneurship and behavioral finance led him to found Alpha Architect, an asset management that delivers affordable active exposures for tax-sensitive investors. Dr. Gray has published four books and multiple academic articles. Wes is a regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and the CFA Institute. Dr. Gray earned an MBA and a PhD in finance from the University of Chicago and graduated magna cum laude with a BS from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.