Eric W. Richardson, Chairman and CEO
Mr. Richardson has over 21 years of diversified experience as a portfolio manager and corporate and securities attorney. He is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Cambria Investment Management. Mr. Richardson is the co-manager of Cambria’s Global Tactical ETF (GTAA), separate accounts and private investment funds. Prior to Cambria’s formation, he was the President and Portfolio Manager of Kwai Financial, the venture capital division of Headwaters Incorporated (NYSE: HW). Kwai made private equity investments in emerging growth companies in the information technology and energy markets. Previous to this, Mr. Richardson served as Vice President of Institutional Sales for Imperial Capital, LLC, an NASD-registered broker/dealer, where he was responsible for sales and trading of public and private securities to institutional investors. From 1996 through 1998, Mr. Richardson served as General Counsel and then Chief Operating Officer of Prosoft Learning Corporation, a NASDAQ -traded company that provided businesses with content and certifications relating to internet workforce skills. He began his legal career as an associate at New York based Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, focusing on banking and corporate transactions. Mr. Richardson received his B.A. in 1988 from the University of Southern California and his J.D. in 1991 from the University of Michigan Law School. Mr. Richardson is a member of the California Bar Association, and holds the Series 7, 24 and 66 licenses. Mr. Richardson is the co-author of The Ivy Portfolio: How to Invest Like the Top Endowments and Avoid Bear Markets.
Mebane T. Faber, Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager
Mr. Faber is a co-founder and the Chief Investment Officer of Cambria Investment Management. Faber is the manager of Cambria’s Global Tactical ETF (GTAA), separate accounts and private investment funds for accredited investors. Mr. Faber is also the co-founder of AlphaClone, an investing research website, the author of the World Beta blog, and the co-author of The Ivy Portfolio: How to Invest Like the Top Endowments and Avoid Bear Markets. He is a frequent speaker and writer on investment strategies and has been featured in Barron’s, The New York Times, and The New Yorker. Mr. Faber graduated from the University of Virginia with a double major in Engineering Science and Biology. He is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA), and Chartered Market Technician (CMT).
Angel Reyes – Principal and Board Member
Mr. Reyes has over 17 years of legal and business expertise. His career began on Wall Street with the law firm Carter, Ledyard & Milburn, and he subsequently relocated to Dallas, Texas and opened a small law firm. Within just a few years, the firm grew to become a leading, highly-respected national litigation practice. As both an MBA and widely-heralded attorney, Angel’s combination of business and litigation acumen provides a balanced approach to strategies which are both aggressive and tempered with the appropriate level of caution. He has been involved with the legal, transactional and capital structuring of over $400 million in business deals, including commercial real estate, numerous litigation settlements, early stage company capital raises and follow-on offerings. Additionally, Angel has advised numerous executives, business owners and individuals in both litigation and business matters. Mr. Reyes was named to the Super Lawyers list, the top honor issued to the best lawyers in Texas. Angel is often quoted by newspapers and periodicals throughout the country, and is a frequent guest on both national and local television and radio shows.
Prabhat Dalmia – Research Analyst
Prabhat is a recent MBA graduate from UCLA Anderson. He has over 10 years of experience in software development and technology consulting at Fortune 500 clients. He holds Bachelors of Technology in Chemical Engineering from The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, and is currently a CFA Level II Candidate.