Ari Polychronopoulos is a product manager for RAFI™ Fundamental Index™ strategies. In this role, Ari manages multiple product lines across the RAFI Fundamental Index suite, including RAFI Fundamental Index, RAFI Low Volatility, and RAFI Equity Income. Ari is also responsible for developing marketing and educational content to support RAFI Fundamental Index strategies and for meetings with institutional and retail investors to educate them on the firm's strategies and research.
Previously, Ari worked as a senior analyst for IndyMac Bank, where he was responsible for portfolio hedging and risk management. He also has served as a corporate retirement plan consultant for Precept, an employee benefits firm.
Ari holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a member of CFA Institute and CFA Society Orange County.
Ari has a BS in mathematical economics from Pitzer College and an MS in financial engineering from Claremont Graduate University.