Larry is the Gary P. Brinson director of research at the CFA Institute Research Foundation. Prior to that he was director of research at the Ford Foundation’s investment division for 15 years. Larry began his career at Ibbotson Associates in 1979 and left as a Managing Director after 15 years. He specializes in asset management and investment consulting and has served on various boards as both an adviser and a director. He has also served on the editorial board of the Financial Analysts Journal and currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Portfolio Management and Journal of Investing. Larry completed his Bachelor of Arts with Honors at the University of Chicago in 1975 and received an MBA in finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 1977.