Financial Analysis
Kandarp  Acharya

Kandarp Acharya

Adjunct Professor

Kandarp Acharya is a Senior Vice President and Director of Quantitative Analysis and Strategy for Wealth Management. His responsibilities include developing and implementing the quantitative methodology for multi-asset-class, risk-premium models, which underlie tactical asset-allocation decisions. He also develops Capital Market Assumptions for Strategic Asset Allocations for Wealth Management.
Mr. Acharya has held various positions since coming to Wells Fargo in 2005. Prior to joining Wealth Management in February 2008, Mr. Acharya served as the Overlay Portfolio Manager and Quantitative Strategist for Wells Fargo Managed Account Services. In this role, he managed more than $4 billion in assets, using the risk-model-based proprietary portfolio management systems that he developed. Before that, Mr. Acharya worked at Strong Capital Management in a similar capacity.


University of Chicago, MBA

Administrative Appointments

Chartered Financial Analyst

Courses Offered
  • Portfolio Management