Gerald Jensen, Ph.D., CFA

Board of Advisers, Member

Gerald Jensen is currently a director and chief investment strategist at Economic Index Associates, a firm he helped co-found in 2018. Gerry held a Board of Trustees Professorship and the Jones Endowed Professorship in Banking at Northern Illinois University for several years before joining the faculty at Creighton University in August 2015. At Creighton, Gerry served as a full professor of finance until his retirement in 2020. Gerry earned his bachelor’s degree from South Dakota State University, his MBA from Iowa State University and his PhD from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He earned his CFA charter in 2005. Gerry has been actively engaged with the CFA Institute as a consultant and a CFA Exam grader. He began his engagement with CFA Institute in 2006 and continues to serve as a consultant. Gerry has published over 60 academic articles in highly regarded journals including the Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Business, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Financial Analysts Journal, Journal of Banking and Finance, and Journal of Financial Research. In addition, he served as an associate Editor for the Journal of Financial Research from 2011 to 2017. In 2015, Gerry and his co-authors published the book, Invest with Fed, McGraw-Hill Education. Gerry is also a co-author of the 14th edition of Investments: Analysis and Management, Wiley Publishing, 2018.