Ari Polychronopoulos is a product manager for RAFI™ Fundamental Index™ strategies. In this role, he manages multiple product lines across the RAFI Fundamental Index suite, including RAFI Fundamental Index, RAFI Multi-Factor, and RAFI ESG. Ari is also responsible for overseeing the development of marketing and educational content to support the firm’s investment strategies and for meeting with asset owners, consultants, and asset managers to inform them about 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.