RALPH LIPFORD, CFA, CIC | Managing Director

Ralph joined ArchPoint in 2009 following a fourteen year career at Hartline Investment Corporation, a Chicago based advisor specializing in family investment services, where he served as portfolio manager for equity, fixed income and long/short equity strategies. He currently serves on the IAA government relations committee based in Washington, DC. Ralph earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Michigan. He is a CFA charterholder, member of the CFA Society of Chicago and a Chartered Investment Counselor.

ALEX PAUL, CFA | Managing Director

Alex joined ArchPoint in 2012 after serving as Chief Investment Officer for TCS Group, a single family office in Chicago. From 2004 to 2009, Alex was Principal of Investment Strategy for Cedar Hill Associates, a Registered Investment Advisor. Earlier experience includes 10 years as an equity analyst and portfolio manager, including four years dedicated to short selling at a long/short equity hedge fund. Alex earned a Bachelor of Arts from Augustana College and MBA in finance from the University of Chicago. He is a CFA charterholder and member of the CFA Society of Chicago. 

ALFREDO BOTTY | Founder and Managing Partner

Alfredo Botty founded ArchPoint in 2009 to service the investment needs of sophisticated investors with complex portfolios. From 2004 to 2009, Alfredo was Managing Director of Levy Family Partners, a Chicago based Family Office. He has served on the boards of Petro Capital and Eagleridge Energy, LLC. Alfredo earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Vanderbilt University and MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.