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Buck Betten

Managing Director of Asset Allocation, Risk Management and Alpha Strategies

Buck Betten


Buck oversees asset allocation and portfolio construction of the Foundation’s investment portfolio. He also co-heads manager selection for the Foundation’s global equity portfolio.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Buck traded options as a market maker for Susquehanna Investment Group on the floor of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) in Chicago and NYSE Arca exchange in San Francisco.

Buck earned his MBA with honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He graduated magna cum laude from Brown University with a degree in business economics. Buck serves on the Raised Revenue committee for the Lincoln Park Zoo and is a CFA® charterholder.

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