Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Vincent Thomas Lowry, also known as Vince, is the Chief Executive Officer of Global Beta Advisors. Prior to founding Global Beta Advisors, Vince was a managing director with Citigroup’s Smith Barney consulting group from 1984 until 2004. Vince started VTL Associates in 2004. It was at VTL where Vince used his experience developing global assets allocation models to create a family of revenue weighted exchange traded funds in conjunction with Standard and Poor’s. In 2015, VTL merged with Oppenheimer Funds, and Vince was the lead portfolio manager until August 2017. Vince then founded Global Beta Advisors in 2017. Vince holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and earned his MBA from St. Joseph’s University.
President, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Compliance Officer
John Lisko joined Global Beta Advisors at its inception in November 2017 and is responsible for overseeing the management of the finances and operations of the firm. In addition, he is involved with new business development for all the firm’s investment products as well as monitoring all client relationship efforts. Prior to Global Beta Advisors, Mr. Lisko served as a Vice President at a lower middle market private equity firm where he worked on sourcing, monitoring, and managing investments in technology enabled business services and manufacturing firms. From 2009 through 2015, Mr. Lisko was the Chief of Staff and Chief Investment Officer for the Pennsylvania Treasury, where he oversaw $18 billion in assets and solely managed over $1 billion through a multi-asset class pool of ETFs. During that time, Mr. Lisko served as a designee on state investment boards with a net asset value of over $100 billion, including two state retirement systems and three Insurance Department-related funds.
Mr. Lisko earned his M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a concentration in finance and he graduated with his B.S. from Temple University.
Chief Investment Officer
Justin Lowry is the Chief Investment Officer of Global Beta Advisors. Justin’s responsibilities include the oversight of investment activity, market research, and product development at Global Beta Advisors. Justin joined the firm as an executive member upon its foundation. Prior to working at Global Beta Advisors, Justin worked at Oppenheimer Funds as Head of Research and Product Development for its Beta Solutions ETF business from 2015 until 2017, which at the time, held over $2 billion in assets in the RevenueShares ETF suite. One of the cornerstone ETFs in the business, RDIV, won the ETF Innovation “Smart Beta ETF of the year” award (Click here for more information about the award, contestants, and its qualifications). From 2010 until 2015, Justin served as CIO for Index Management Solutions, a subsidiary of VTL Associates, which served as a subadvisor, providing custom portfolio solutions, portfolio management, and trading services to many ETF issuers that summed to $2 billion in management. Those funds included the RevenueShares ETFs, KraneShares China ETFs, and several ETF issuers who launched their funds through Exchange Traded Concepts. Prior to the inception of Index Management Solutions, Justin worked as an analyst at VTL Associates since 2008. Justin earned his B.S. in business management from Saint Joseph’s University.