Congratulations to our new CFA® Charter Holder — Tao Wang!

Congratulations to our new CFA® Charter Holder — Tao Wang!

May 24, 2016 Business Updates
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(Last Updated On: May 24, 2016)

As many of our readers know, a CFA® designation represents a lot of blood, sweat, and tears expended on understanding the nuance of finance at both a technical and theoretical level.

Our long-time friend, partner, and quant extraordinaire — Tao Wang — officially earned his CFA® designation.

Tao can now proudly sport a new title, Tao Wang, CFA.


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About the Author

Wesley R. Gray, Ph.D.

After serving as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps, Dr. Gray earned a PhD, and worked as a finance professor at Drexel University. Dr. Gray’s interest in bridging the research gap between academia and industry led him to found Alpha Architect, an asset management that delivers affordable active exposures for tax-sensitive investors. Dr. Gray has published four books and a number of academic articles. Wes is a regular contributor to multiple industry outlets, to include the following: Wall Street Journal, Forbes,, and the CFA Institute. Dr. Gray earned an MBA and a PhD in finance from the University of Chicago and graduated magna cum laude with a BS from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Michael

    Congratulations! I’m pretty sure though that you are not allowed to have CFA in a different font (bold) than the rest of your name according to the ethics guidelines 😉

  • fixed.

    The bad artist version in the pic is via my “mouse drawing” and can be blamed squarely on my inability to write in the same font as the computer

  • Michael

    I was mostly reminiscing about having to memorize rules about business card fonts to pass the exam, but glad to see Tao won’t get in trouble 🙂

  • Yes, learning about the crazy rules now. Gotta love lawyers.