Trey Beck retired from the finance industry in 2015 to devote more time to social policy, particularly in public education and in poverty alleviation strategies. He joined the IPA Board in 2016.
From 1993 to 2015, Trey was employed at the D. E. Shaw group, a New York-based investment firm that is among the world’s largest and longest-established alternative investment firms and widely regarded as a pioneer of quantitative finance.
Trey has served since 2007 on the board of directors of Turnaround for Children, an organization focused on improving poverty-challenged public schools by addressing the effects of traumatic stress on child development. Trey served a three-year term as board chairman.
Trey received his B.A. in 1993 from the University of Virginia, with a dual degree in history and Russian Studies, and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and designated an Echols Scholar for academic distinction. He is an emeritus trustee of the College Foundation of the University of Virginia.