Co-Founder Chief Executive Officer
Armen Arus is a groundbreaking entrepreneur who co-founded New Age Alpha with Julian Koski, and he currently serves as the company's CEO. Armen is also a member of
the Board of Directors and acts as Interested Trustee to the New Age Alpha Trust.#Armen Arus possesses a proven track record across all aspects of company growth
and leadership: from early-stage idea generation, to research and funding, to startup and mid to late-cycle development, to successful and efficient exit. With extensive asset
management background, strategic planning, product innovation and the delivery of complicated business models and investment solutions, Armen has pragmatic expertise within an
intensely competitive investment environment.#Over the past 20+ year partnership with Julian Koski, the duo has combined their abilities to launch and build modern, efficient,
and dependable asset management firms. Armen and Julian co-developed New Age Alpha's H-FactorTM methodology, which is at the core of New Age Alpha's investment approach
and portfolio solutions. Prior to establishing New Age Alpha, Armen and Julian co-founded Transparent Value, which was successfully sold to Guggenheim Partners in 2009.
At Transparent Value, Armen and Julian invented the Required Business Performance (RBP), the investment process that formed the foundation of the firm. Armen was instrumental
in launching, organizing, operating, and selling the asset management business which included mutual funds, separately managed accounts, hedge fund, indexes and UITs.
This enterprise included a successful outsourcing unit, personally constructed by Armen, composed of approximately 250 analysts and technology professionals.
Armen also served as president of the mutual fund trust, portfolio manager and managed the funds relationships.#Armen began his career at Lehman Brothers' CMBS group,
then later joined the Acquisition Finance group at JPMorgan Chase, focusing on financing solutions for financial sponsors. Armen is a graduate of New York University
Leonard N. Stern School of Business with degrees in Finance and Information Systems.
Co-Founder Chief Investment Officer
Julian Koski is an innovator and entrepreneur who co-founded New Age Alpha with Armen Arus, and he currently serves as the company's Chief Investment Officer.
Julian is a member of the Board of Directors and he leads New Age Alpha's investment process, business development, marketing and distribution efforts across all product offerings and investor groups.
#Julian possesses deep financial expertise that includes the conceiving, building, and marketing of a range of successful financial firms, the first of which he sold to Ernst & Young
at the age of 29. Over the course of his career, he has built and managed an investment bank, an asset management firm and a private equity fund that invested in healthcare,
financial services, media, and entertainment.#Over the past 20+ year partnership with Armen Arus, the duo has combined their abilities to launch and build modern,
efficient, and dependable asset management firms. Julian and Armen co-developed New Age Alpha's H-FactorTM methodology, which is at the core of
New Age Alpha's investment approach and portfolio solutions. Prior to establishing New Age Alpha, Julian and Armen co-founded Transparent Value,
which was successfully sold to Guggenheim Partners in 2009. At Transparent Value, Armen and Julian invented the Required Business Performance (RBP), the investment process
that formed the foundation of the firm. Julian was instrumental in leading all product marketing and distribution strategies through the broker-dealer and wirehouse channels,
as well as the full range of asset management intermediaries and institutional investors.#Driven by his love for nature, Julian is spearheading the shift to impact tourism
which focuses on building leisure properties around the world that appeal to both the investment needs and tourism needs of the ultra-high net worth - all of which have at their
heart a social and conservation importance. The ultimate mission is to invest and build luxury hospitality businesses that give back directly and help protect the communities they are located in.
Most recently, Julian built, owns, and operates, Kubili House, a luxury safari lodge in South Africa's Greater Kruger National Park.
Konstantin Tourevski, CFA
Managing Partner Investments
Konstantin Tourevski, CFA leads New Age Alpha's Long/Short and Fixed Income strategies. Since joining in 2019, he has been responsible for developing our H-FactorTM  -based
fixed income capabilities and enhancing our long-short strategy. Konstantin brings experience and relationships from 20 years of trading and managing portfolios,
utilizing that experience across New Age Alpha's products, including the Hedge Fund, SMAs, indices and ETFs. He oversees all aspects of the Long/Short strategy including marketing,
operations, portfolio and risk management.#Previously, Mr. Tourevski was employed at Loews Corporation for 16 years. After joining their investment team as a research associate,
he went on to hold a number of roles with increased responsibility encompassing research, trading and portfolio management within multiple asset classes. He developed Loews
Corporation's credit derivatives and synthetic fixed-income capabilities. As High Yield Bond Portfolio Manager, Konstantin was part of a team of senior managers setting the firm's
overall investment strategy. During his tenure, Konstantin oversaw billions in assets under management.#Prior to Loews Corporation, Mr. Tourevski worked in fixed-income research
at JP Morgan Investment Management, where he focused on issuers in technology, telecom, media, gaming, and leisure industries. Konstantin has served on fund advisory boards,
creditor committees and has been a guest lecturer at Columbia Business School.#Mr. Tourevski is a CFA charterholder and has earned a BA in Economics from New York University,
summa cum laude, and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Managing Partner Direct Indexing
Gennadiy leads New Age Alpha's Direct Indexing efforts. As a founding member of the management team at Transparent Value,
Gennadiy has worked with Armen and Julian for over 16 years.#Before New Age Alpha, Gennadiy was the CEO of AWSM Bank. Previous to this,
he played a key role in the founding and eventual acquisition of Transparent Value. He has worked at Goldman Sachs, Not-for-Profit Healthcare
and Higher Education and a fixed income E-commerce group. While doing so, he has also acted as an Angel Investor in a variety of companies
focused on cybersecurity, immersive remote presence and fintech.#He graduated Magna Cum Laude from New York University and has a keen interest
in the transformative power of technology.
Hugo Chang, CFA, FRM
Senior Managing Director Index Development
Hugo leads the creation and maintenance of New Age Alpha's indices. He is responsible for researching, developing and implementing products in fixed income and
global equity securities that employ New Age Alpha's H-FactorTM methodology across the full set of company products.
#Before New Age Alpha, Hugo held similar responsibilities at Invesco Indexing, and as Vice President for Guggenheim Partners. Specifically, he led index research efforts
and developed rules-based investment strategies for mutual funds, ETFs and SMAs, and played a key role in building a quantitative, multi-asset index research platform that
allowed historical back-tests and live day-to-day index operations.#Previously, Hugo served as Senior Research Analyst for
S&P Dow Jones Indices and was instrumental in custom index research and analytics.#Hugo has a master's degree in Financial Engineering from the University of California,
Berkeley. Hugo is a CFA charterholder and Financial Risk Manager.
Andy Kern, PhD
Senior Managing Director Research
Andy leads the research efforts at New Age Alpha. This includes historical and ongoing analysis of the H-FactorTM
methodology and how it is applied for clients in an institutional hierarchy. This involves adapting, testing and applying findings from academic finance literature to continually
improve the company's strategies.#Prior to New Age Alpha, Andy was Vice President at Guggenheim Partners and Transparent Value, working with Armen, Julian and other members
of New Age Alpha. His research helped refine and improve Transparent Value's proprietary Required Business Performance (RBP) investment process by incorporating innovative
econometric techniques. He also assisted with marketing efforts, supported the external sales force, and produced content for investor and external stakeholder communications.
#Andy served on the faculty of the Trulaske College of Business at the University of Missouri and his research has been published in The Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
He holds an MBA and PhD in Finance from the University of Missouri.
Managing Director Investments
Carl is a Managing Director of Investments at New Age Alpha, focusing his efforts on research and investment themes.#Carl began his career as a derivatives and quantitative analyst
for an actuarial consultancy. He co-founded and listed his first asset management company, PSG Escher Multi-Manager, at the age of 26. Since then, he has built up and managed
several asset management companies. He setup a structured products division for ABSA and held the position of Chief Investment Officer at Sasfin.#Carl graduated BSc Honors in
Actuarial Science and received the Johannesburg Stock Exchange's Spire Innovation Award for creating and listing the first South African Bond Exchange Traded Fund.
#When not crunching numbers, Carl trains in the cirque arts. He is an accomplished aerialist, specializing in trapeze and he co-founded The CIRK, a cirque style acrobatic
performing arts company as well as a non-profit project - the Jozi Circus School. The project teaches performance acrobatic skills to those in need with the hope of the
opportunity to work in the performance industry.
Dan Aizin, CFA
Vice President Fixed Income
Dan serves a Vice President at New Age Alpha, focusing his efforts on the Fixed Income universe.
#Prior to New Age Alpha, Dan was a Corporate Credit Analyst at Loews Corporation in the High Yield Portfolio Management department.
He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Pennsylvania State University and became a CFA charterholder in 2019. In his spare time, he enjoys travel
and spending time with friends.
Managing Director Distribution
Greg leads New Age Alpha's retail sales team and focuses his efforts on RIAs and IBDs.#Prior to New Age Alpha, Greg was a financial advisor at Raymond James
where he focused on business development and portfolio construction. Before Raymond James, Greg was an investment consultant on the UBS Asset Management sales desk
where he worked with mutual funds, separately managed accounts and alternative investments.#Greg holds the AAMS designation and has a Bachelor of Business Administration
in Finance from Iona College. In his spare time, he enjoys hockey and golf.
Managing Director Insurance Partnerships
Gerry is a part of New Age Alpha's sales team where he focuses largely on Insurance Partnerships and related investors.#Prior to New Age Alpha, Gerry worked with Armen,
Julian and other key professionals at Guggenheim Partners and Transparent Value. Immediately prior to New Age Alpha, Gerry worked at McGuinness & Associates, and has also
enjoyed stops at Morgan Stanley, Rothschild Asset Management and Security Benefit.#Gerry attended Santa Clara University with a major in History and the University of
Southern California with a major in International Public Administration. His professional licenses include Series 6, 22 and 63 as well as Life Insurance. In his spare time,
Gerry enjoys skiing, hiking, fly fishing, and reading.
Managing Director Portfolio Specialist
Colin serves as a Portfolio Specialist at New Age Alpha, working directly with investors to communicate New Age Alpha's investment methodology and strategy.
#Prior to New Age Alpha, Colin worked in Business Development for CVC Credit Partners and Pagaya Investments where he managed Family Office and RIA relationships
throughout North America. Earlier in his career, Colin worked in Fixed Income Sales & Trading for Janney Montgomery Scott & First Empire.#Colin graduated with a BA
in Political Science & Economics from Fordham University, Rose Hill and his professional licenses include Series 7 and 63. Outside of work Colin is kept busy with family life,
is an avid sailor, skier and volunteers with local community organizations and enjoys cooking, especially BBQ.
Managing Director Strategic Partnerships
William leads the Strategic Partnerships efforts at New Age Alpha, focusing his efforts on National Account investors and platforms.#Prior to New Age Alpha, William worked
at WisdomTree Investments and was responsible for due diligence and business development with broker dealers, banks, custodians, and institutional clients. Prior to joining
WisdomTree, he was with K2 Advisors, a Hedge Fund of Funds which was acquired by Franklin Templeton. William earned his BBA from Loyola University New Orleans.
#William enjoys fitness and travel and spends his summers boating on Long Island Sound.
Director Portfolio Specialist
Mike is a part of New Age Alpha's sales team where he serves as a Portfolio Specialist, working with investors to communicate New Age Alpha's investment methodology and strategy.
#Prior to New Age Alpha, Mike has enjoyed working at JP Morgan Chase, Nationwide Financial and Meeder Investment Management. He graduated from The Ohio State University and holds
his Series 6 license. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, traveling and golfing.
Ed is a part of New Age Alpha's sales team where he serves as a Portfolio Specialist, working out of his office in Florida.
#Prior to New Age Alpha, Ed worked at Planco, Nationwide, JennisonDryden (PGIM) and Thornburg. He graduated from the University
of Connecticut and is currently pursuing his MBA at Lynn University. His professional licenses include Series 6, 7 and 63. In his
spare time, Ed enjoys traveling, golfing, spending time with his family and volunteerism.
Ryan is part of New Age Alpha's sales team where he serves as a Portfolio Specialist, working with investors to communicate the firm's investment methodology and strategy.
#Prior to joining New Age Alpha, Ryan worked in commodities and wholesaling at J.P. Morgan and Prudential, respectively.
He graduated from the NY State University at Oswego, majoring in Finance and minoring in Economics. Ryan's professional licenses include Series 7 and 66,
and he is a CFA level 3 candidate.
Matt is a part of New Age Alpha's sales team where he serves as a Portfolio Specialist, working with investors to communicate the firm's investment methodology and strategy.
#Prior to New Age Alpha, Matt worked at Belle Haven Investments and the Royal Bank of Scotland. He graduated from St. Joseph's University and his professional licenses
include Series 7, 63 and 66.
Vice President Portfolio Specialist
Zahid is a part of New Age Alpha's sales team where he serves as a Portfolio Specialist, working with investors to communicate the firm's investment methodology and strategy.
#Prior to New Age Alpha, Zahid was a Franchise Principle at Hatiz Bluestar. Additional work experience includes Hatiz International Wealth Advisory Services and Standard Bank.
Zahid achieved his Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning and Wealth Management from Milpark Business School, and RSC, respectively. Zahid is a self-avowed gearhead
and enjoys cooking.
Ash is a part of New Age Alpha's sales team where he serves as a Portfolio Specialist, working with investors to communicate the firm's investment methodology and strategy.
#Prior to New Age Alpha, Ash worked as an Account Manager at Iress, involved in Financial Planning, Investment Management and Market Data software, and as a Broker Consultant
at Liberty Life. He is in the process of completing his Advanced Diploma from the University of Johannesburg and achieved his Diploma in Financial Markets from Bankseta.
Ash holds a Higher Certificate in Wealth Management and his RE5 through the Moonstone Business School.
Taps is a part of New Age Alpha's sales team where he serves as a Portfolio Specialist, working with investors to communicate the firm's investment methodology and strategy.
#Prior to New Age Alpha, Taps worked at Investec, Standard Chartered, HSBC and Sasfin, often with a with particular focus on Trade Finance, Exchange Control and Forex.
He is currently finishing his requirements for his BSc Banking & Finance at the University of London. Taps is an avid reader and amateur movie buff who enjoys spending
his time with his family.
Kat is a part of New Age Alpha's sales team where she serves as a Portfolio Specialist, working with investors to communicate the firm's investment methodology and strategy.
#Prior to New Age Alpha, Kat worked at Citadel Wealth management, Franklin Templeton and ABSA. She achieved her Diplomas from the University of the Witwatersrand and University
of Stellenbosch, respectively. Kat enjoys writing, recording, and performing music and she recently published a poetry book paying homage to African women.
Tshepi is a part of New Age Alpha's sales team where she serves as a Portfolio Specialist, working with investors to communicate the firm's investment methodology and strategy.
#Prior to New Age Alpha, Tshepi worked at Discovery Limited. She achieved her BCom Honors in Financial Planning from the University of Johannesburg. She holds professional licenses
from the Financial Planning Institute - SA and is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP).
Nombulelo is a part of New Age Alpha's sales team where she serves as a Portfolio Specialist, working with investors to communicate the firm's investment methodology and strategy.
#Prior to New Age Alpha, Nombulelo worked at Allan Gray Limited, Investec Bank Limited and Stanlib Asset Management. She achieved her in BCom Honors
in Finance and Investment Management from the University of Johannesburg. In her spare time, Nombulelo is a full contact rugby player.
Tiago is a part of New Age Alpha's sales team where he serves as a Portfolio Specialist, working with investors to communicate the firm's investment methodology and strategy.
#Prior to New Age Alpha, Tiago worked at Ninety One / Investec Asset Management as a sales manager servicing Independent financial advisors. He graduated from the University
of Johannesburg with an Advanced Diploma in Investment Management. In his spare time, Tiago is a sports and health enthusiast who enjoys soccer, golf and gym. Further interests
and hobbies include fishing, hiking and photography.
Zikhona Yandisa Mjali
Zikhona is a part of New Age Alpha's sales team where she serves as a Portfolio Specialist, working with investors to communicate the firm's investment methodology and strategy.
#Prior to New Age Alpha, Zikhona worked at Allan Gray and Old Mutual Insure. She achieved her BCom degree from the University of the Witwatersrand with a major in Investment
and Corporate Finance and a minor in Insurance and Risk Management. In her spare time, Zikhona enjoys playing tennis and she is an avid fiction reader.
Senior Managing Director Technology
Consultant SEO Manager
Director Product Manager
Mark is a Product Manager at New Age Alpha and is responsible for the development and advancement of the firm's investment solutions. Coordinating with virtually all business units,
Mark ensures that New Age Alpha's offerings align with investors' needs.#Prior to New Age Alpha, Mark worked in Product and Index Development roles at Rothschild & Co,
Guggenheim Partners and Oppenheimer Funds. He graduated Manhattan College with his MBA in Finance and the University of Arizona with his BS in Finance. His professional licenses
include Series 7 and 63. In addition to spending time with his family, Mark enjoys cycling and visiting Long Island's beaches.
Matt is the Director of Communications at New Age Alpha and is responsible for the efficient articulation of the firm's mission. Matt ensures the consistent internal messaging
of New Age Alpha's innovative approach across firm channels and authors firm communications, blogs and other writing pieces for external audiences.
#Prior to New Age Alpha, Matt held financial writer roles at WisdomTree Investments, Clarion Partners and TIAA-CREF. He graduated from the NY State University at
Buffalo with a MA and the NY State University at Geneseo with a BA. Matt is a published author of two fiction novels and specializes in overthinking mundane matters.
Senior Managing Director Fund Operations
Keith heads corporate and fund operations for all New Age Alpha's investment products, including indexes, separately managed accounts, hedge fund and ESG offerings.
He developed, documented, and implemented controls, processes and procedures for all funds and related operational activities, in addition to shareholder servicing,
performance reporting, portfolio relationship management, and cash management.#Previously, Keith was a Managing Director of Guggenheim Partners and Transparent Value,
LLC, and Chief Financial Officer of Guggenheim Specialized Products, working with Armen, Julian and other members of New Age Alpha.
#Before Transparent Value and Guggenheim Partners, Keith was Chief Operating Officer at Macquarie Capital Investments Management LLC where he was responsible
for fund accounting and administration oversight, middle office operations and FX/cash management for open and closed end mutual funds, hedge funds and institutional accounts.
Senior Managing Director General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
Mike leads New Age Alpha's legal team. He has over two decades of experience in corporate and ongoing SEC compliance matters, as well as public offerings, reorganizations,
sales of stock and assets representing buyers and sellers (public and private, international and domestic), and acquisitions and divestitures through mergers and tender offers.
#In addition to corporate and securities law, he has worked in commercial lending, construction finance, licensing, mergers and acquisitions, commercial litigation and appellate
practice.#Previously, Mike was the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of BPV Capital Management LLC an SEC registered investment advisor that managed a family of funds,
and accounts with over $2B of assets under management. Previous to that, he specialized in transactional corporate and securities practice at Solomon Blum Heymann LLP. Mike graduated
from Brooklyn Law School with his JD and the University of Michigan with his BA and is admitted to practice law in multiple states.#Mike played college hockey at the University
of Michigan for legendary coach, Red Berenson and he is an avid sports fan, in general, and specifically a diehard fan of the Michigan Wolverines.
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