Alex Bates, CFA®, CAIA®


Alexander M. Bates (Alex) serves as Director of Investments for the firm and focuses on investment strategy.  His responsibilities include investment manager due diligence, stock research, and investment education and communication.  He is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee.

Previously, Alex built his career in asset management as an equity analyst with BlackRock and The Colony Group and as a credit manager with Merrill Lynch.  He earned Bachelor and MBA degrees from Indiana University and is a CFA® and CAIA® charterholder.

Alex enjoys playing guitar, skiing, traveling and listening to music that contains power chords.  He is joined in all his adventures by his rock star wife and kids.