Craig Brown

Quantitative Strategist

As a Quantitative Strategist for LPL Research, Craig Brown is responsible for developing computational models to collect financial market data, systematically analyze it, and deliver asset allocation insights and multi-asset solutions to advisors at scale. Craig is also a member of the Strategic and Tactical Asset Allocation Committee (STAAC), which provides a united investment view across a comprehensive range of investing disciplines, and a vital member of Research’s Quantitative team.

“A teacher in high school introduced me to the world of financial markets and I have been fascinated by the economic way of thinking ever since. Today, I am motivated by the opportunity to partner with advisors to efficiently serve end investors with robust investment outcomes – in essence, by doing the analytical heavy lifting for our advisors.”

Before joining the Research team, Craig was Vice President of LPL Data and Analytics, where he helped drive Business Development and Corporate Strategy through data and analytics.

Prior to joining LPL Financial

Craig was a Senior Research Associate at Dimensional Fund Advisors, where he led a team of investment analytics and data professionals in managing the global index data product and performance reporting software development projects. Before that, Craig worked as an economic consultant in both the public and private sectors.

Education & Achievements

Master’s in Computational Social Science, George Mason University

BS in Economics and Information Analysis, James Madison University