Ali Arik, Ph.D.
Ali Arik, Ph.D. | Senior Analyst
Dr. Arik joined Pence Wealth Management (PWM) in 2011. He serves on PWM Investment Committee and shares responsibility for investment strategy, risk management, and portfolio construction.
Dr. Arik is also Head of the Global Macro and Asset Allocation team, serving as an economist, earnings analyst, and investment strategist, delivering insights on global and US investment issues for the PWM team and advisors. He oversees Pence’s fundamental investment portfolio, individual stock selection, the creation of UITs, and funds selection.
Dr. Arik’s research covers topics in macroeconomics, behavioral finance, and econometrics of financial markets. His main focus of study is to analyze changes in consumer behavior and government policies in order to target a best-in-class approach at different Choke Points™.
Prior to joining Pence, Mr. Arik was a research analyst at MarketPsy Group, where he specialized in quantitative strategies. Dr. Arik holds a Ph.D. degree in economics from Claremont Graduate University and a master’s degree in Economics from University of California at Davis.