Ben Ruffel, CFA

Director, Distribution Strategies

Ben leads Kudu’s distribution advisory engagement, focusing on growth and marketing strategies for the firm’s partners. Before joining Kudu, Ben was a vice president at PIMCO, and served as an account manager for the firm’s public pension clients. Previously, he spent five years at NISA Investment Advisors, an institutional asset manager, working in client services. Ben holds a BA with honors, magna cum laude from Washington and Lee University, and an MBA with honors in analytic finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is a CFA charterholder.