Brandon Kunz, a partner and Head of Multi-Asset Solution Distribution, is a product strategist responsible for external communication of Research Affiliates’ insights and solutions. He leads the firm’s multi-asset distribution efforts and manages the firm’s multi-asset partnerships with key affiliates, which includes regular interaction with portfolio managers, implementers, strategists, and client-facing professionals. He also works closely with the Research, Multi-Asset, Marketing, and Product Management teams to help investors understand the potential role that Research Affiliates’ global tactical asset allocation solutions can play in their overall investment program.
Previously, he was a portfolio specialist and director of business development at Dorchester Capital, a fund-of-hedge-funds manager. In this role, he developed a global tactical asset allocation (GTAA) model suite providing systematic asset class forecasts to aid in asset deployment. Prior to working for Dorchester, Brandon was a portfolio manager of the flagship GTAA overlay at the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
Brandon holds an undergraduate degree from the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University and an MBA from the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona.