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INDEX FUND ADVISORS APPOINTS WESLEY R. LONG TO EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT TEAM

  • Mr. Long joins as Executive Vice President, Director of Wealth Advisor Services
  • Will oversee advisory operations, recruiting and strategic growth

IRVINE, CA -– March 30, 2015 -- Index Fund Advisors, Inc. (IFA), a pioneer and progressive leader in the registered investment adviser index investing space, welcomes Wesley R. Long to its management team as Executive Vice President, Director of Wealth Advisor Services. Working from the corporate office in Irvine, CA, Mr. Long will report directly to Mark Hebner, President of IFA.

Mr. Long brings more than 25 years of experience in the private client and financial advisory industries. Most recently, he was Executive Vice President and Head of the Private Client Services Division at Wedbush Securities Inc., a regional broker dealer based in Los Angeles, CA that encompassed approximately 400 financial advisors.

“We are thrilled to have such a valuable addition to our team. Wes brings extensive experience, an impressive track record and the necessary leadership and depth that will help us further drive our business to the next level,” said Mr. Hebner.

As the Director of Wealth Advisor Services, Mr. Long will oversee the firm’s advisory operations and recruiting, as well as lead and implement the strategic growth of current and prospective client asset acquisition.

“There’s a clear transformation happening in the financial services industry. IFA is at the forefront of indexing, investor education and helping create more secure financial futures for their clients. I am truly looking forward to being part of this revolution,” said Mr. Long.

For more information on IFA, please visit www.ifa.com

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About Index Fund Advisors

Index Fund Advisors, Inc. (IFA) is a fee-only investment advisory and wealth management firm founded in 1999, that provides risk-appropriate, globally diversified, passive investment strategies and wealth services to individuals and institutions with a fiduciary standard of care. Headquartered in Irvine, CA, IFA serves over 2,000 clients throughout the country and manages $2.6 billion in assets as of December 31, 2014. (www.ifa.com)