Brent Leadbetter Product Specialist, Research Affiliates Share Share Share via LinkedIn Share via Facebook Share via Twitter Share via Email Add Add Download Download Print Print Mr. Leadbetter is a product specialist for Research Affiliates Equity (RAE) strategies and RAFI Dynamic Multi-Factor strategies. In this role, he helps institutional asset owners, investment consultants and financial advisors understand the potential roles of systematic active and smart beta strategies in portfolios. Prior to joining Research Affiliates, Mr. Leadbetter worked as a private client manager at AllianceBernstein. He was also previously an institutional sales associate at A.G. Edwards and a retirement specialist at Merrill Lynch. He holds a bachelor's degree in history from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA.