Leks Gerlak

CFA, Investment Strategist
ProShares
Biography

Leks Gerlak joined ProShares in 2015 as an Investment Strategist. His responsibilities include portfolio analysis, education, product research and development, and the presentation of investment strategies using the company’s alternative ETFs. Prior to joining ProShares, Mr. Gerlak served as an Analyst at J.P. Morgan Private Bank, managing money for wealthy families, endowments and foundations. Before that, he served as a Fixed Income Trader with Vanguard where he was responsible for trading corporate bonds and managing Vanguard’s fixed income ETFs. Mr. Gerlak earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Haverford College, holds Series 7 and 63 FINRA registrations, and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

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