Ali Arik, Ph.D.
Ali Arik, Ph.D. | Senior Analyst
Ali Arik joined Pence Wealth Management (PWM) in 2011. He is a member of the PWM Investment Team and participates in all key investment decisions.
Dr. Arik is Head of the Global Macro and Asset Allocation team. He serves as an economist, earnings analyst and investment strategist, delivering insights on global and US investment issues for the PWM team and Advisors. He currently oversees PWM’s fundamental investment portfolio, individual stock selection, 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 government policies, technology, and consumer behavior (global big knowable themes) in order to target a best-in-class approach at different Choke Points™, while understanding and quantifying headline risk and market sentiment.
Mr. Arik also writes PWM’s daily blog and its periodic Pence Perspectives newsletter with CIO Dryden Pence.
Dr. Arik holds a Ph.D. in economics from Claremont Graduate University and a master’s degree in Economics from University of California at Davis. Ali is a Registered Administrative Associate with LPL Financial.