About Us: Leadership

Robert C. Klemkosky, Ph.D.

Robert C. Klemkosky, Ph.D.
Chief Investment Strategist

Robert C. Klemkosky holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Doctor of Philosophy degree from Michigan State University and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Michigan. He is the founding dean of the graduate school of business at Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, Korea and is the Fred T. Greene Professor Emeritus of Finance at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business where he also served as Chairman of the Finance Department from 1986 to 1992 and again from 2000 to 2003. He was Associate Dean-Research and Operations from 1992-1995. Dr. Klemkosky’s research and teaching interests are in the financial markets. His research has focused on three primary topics: 1) Risk-Return Analysis; 2) Market Efficiency; and 3) Derivatives. His work has entailed empirical investigations of the above topics and has resulted in more than 30 articles published in leading finance journals. He was the Associate Editor of the Journal of Finance and has served as Vice President of the Financial Management Association. He is former a trustee for a mutual fund management company and is the first non-Korean to serve as a director on the Korea Stock Exchange. Dr. Klemkosky is a founder of Wallington Asset Management and serves as the Chief Investment Strategist to Wallington Asset Management’s Investment Selection Committee.