Jacob D. Benedict, CFA*

Director of Research

Prior to joining AMI, Mr. Benedict worked for CRA International, Inc., a global economic consulting firm. At CRA, Mr. Benedict worked on business valuation projects. Jacob previously worked for the Mergers and Acquisitions division of J.P. Morgan, where he assisted in valuation and acquisition analysis.

Mr. Benedict graduated summa cum laude from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and mathematics.  He holds a Master’s Degree in Applied Mathematics from Purdue University. He was a Lilly Scholar and is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society.  He is an adjunct faculty member at the University of St. Francis, where he teaches a course on investment theory and practice. Jacob was awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)* designation in 2011 and is a member of the CFA Institute. He is a member of Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly’s Forty Under 40 class of 2014. He is on the Board of Trustees for the Lincoln Collection Endowment, a member of the Board of Directors for St. Martin's Healthcare, involved in the Notre Dame Club of Fort Wayne and sits on the Noble County Thrive steering committee. He is married and has a daughter.