Dimensional Fund Advisors: Pursuing Higher Expected Returns in Equities / Advancements in Fixed Income Trading
David A. Plecha, CFA | David Plecha is Dimensional's Global Head of Fixed Income. Dave is an enthusiastic and incisive communicator at the firm's conferences and seminars. A member of the Investment Committee and Investment Policy Committee, he not only manages US and global portfolios but also maintains much of the fixed income research and client communications. Dave has been instrumental in the planning and execution of Dimensional's tax-managed separate account strategies in the US.
Dave received his Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1996. Prior to joining Dimensional in 1989, he managed stock index futures and options for Leland O'Brien Rubinstein Associates and was an operations planner for Texas Instruments. He holds an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a BS in industrial and operations engineering from the University of Michigan. Back To Top ^^
Savina Rizova, PhD | Savina Rizova applies a background in finance to research projects that Dimensional undertakes to improve the design and execution of new and existing strategies. She also examines a variety of empirical research questions. Prior to obtaining her PhD, Savina worked in the Research group at Dimensional. She conducted quantitative analysis used to explain strategies and performance to clients. Savina is also a member of the Investment Policy Committee.
Savina completed her PhD in finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business as well as a BA in economics and mathematics from Dartmouth College. Back To Top ^^
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