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Aaron Alley

Lecturer; Vice President, Dimensional Fund Advisors

Aaron Alley, a Vice President in Dimensional’s Global Client Group, consults with broker-dealer-affiliated advisors on investments, communications, and business strategy.  He was formerly Vice President of Client Communications and a member of Dimensional’s speakers bureau, representing Dimensional at conferences and client events across the nation.

Before joining Dimensional, Aaron spent close to a decade at Citigroup in Los Angeles. He held a variety of roles across subsidiaries, including Salomon Smith Barney, Citi Private Bank, and most recently as a financial advisor at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney.

A CFP® professional, Aaron earned an MS in strategic communication from Columbia University and a BA in economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He resides in Austin, Texas, with his wife and two daughters.


  • M.S., Columbia University
  • BA, University of Illinois