Before becoming a professor at George Washington University, Kyle Welch worked on the investment team at the Stanford Management Company (Stanford University’s endowment). While there he developed asset allocation and portfolio strategies. Professor Welch also evaluated public equity, private equity, venture capital, and hedge fund investment opportunities and fund managers. Prior to working at Stanford, Professor Welch worked at Standard & Poor’s (S&P) in the Corporate Valuation and Consulting group (now part of Duff & Phelps). From 1998 to 2000, Professor Welch worked as a minister for his church in Detroit Michigan as a Mormon Missionary.
Kyle and his wife Laura live in Vienna, Virginia and are parents to four children with one more on the way. Professor Welch received his B.S. and Masters from Brigham Young University and his Doctorate from Harvard Business School.