Joanne M. Hill, Ph.D., Chief Advisor for Research and Strategy, Cboe Vest Financial LLC
Joanne Hill has over 25 years of experience in research and strategy with an emphasis on indexes, options and quantitative investments. In addition to her advisory role with Cboe Vest Financial, she is the Managing Partner for her consulting practice, Bear Creek Advisory LLC. Prior to these roles, Dr. Hill worked with ProShares for 8 years, as Head of Institutional Investment Strategy, focusing on ETF research and education, and spent 17 years at Goldman Sachs, where she was a Managing Director leading global equity index and derivatives research and advising institutional investors on strategies using index and risk management tools.
A recognized leader in the financial industry, Dr. Hill is a recipient of the William F. Sharpe Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award and has published extensively on quantitative investment topics, index products, and derivatives. Dr. Hill is a co-author (along with Dave Nadig and Matt Hougan) of A Comprehensive Guide to Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) published by the CFA Institute Research Foundation. She heads the Research Committee for the board of the CFA Institute Research Foundation, and is Executive Vice President of the Q Group. She also serves on the editorial board of the Financial Analysts Journal and Journal of Index Investing.
Money Management Executive named Dr. Hill one of the ten inaugural recipients of the Top Women in Asset Management Awards. She was a Founding Member and Co-President of Women in ETFs and currently serves on their board. She is a member of the Investment Committee of the Montgomery County Public School Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution pension plans. Prior to her career on Wall Street, Dr. Hill was on the faculty of the University of Massachusetts (Amherst) and she has a Ph.D. in Finance from Syracuse University.