Mr. Akers is primarily focused on supporting and generating the toolkits used for asset allocation decisions, producing and maintaining the firm’s capital market assumption forecasts, delivering capital markets research to answer relevant investment questions, and providing quantitative support for research projects.
Mr. Akers began his career with Verus as a performance analyst, where he was responsible for tracking and monitoring the investment performance of client portfolios, producing investment performance reports, contributing to research and market commentary, and providing consultant support.
Prior to joining Verus in 2015, he worked for The Vanguard Group as a client support specialist.
Mr. Akers graduated summa cum laude from Washington State University with a bachelor of arts (BA) degree in finance and a minor in economics. He has passed all three levels of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program and is in the process of meeting the work requirement for the CFA charter.