Financial technology founder Zach Conway ’10 applies big-picture strategy to values-based investing


For Zach Conway ’10, wealth goes beyond monetary value—it’s about relationships. At Gettysburg College, relationships connected him with a dynamic community of students and faculty who broadened his perspectives on a wide range of topics. Now as a wealth advisor and founder of a financial technology company, relationships are also the foundation for connecting people with advice that can help them align portfolios with personal values.

Conway has spent more than a decade of his career working in wealth management, an avocation shaped by his Gettysburg education. Although he knew he wanted to graduate with an economics degree, Conway said he always maintained a passion for writing, an activity he enjoyed throughout childhood. He didn’t think about a writing minor until he met former Gettysburg College English Prof. Steve Gehrke, who saw his potential as a writer and encouraged him to cultivate it.

“As much as I knew I wanted and did enjoy my economics classes, my favorite classes were my writing courses,” he said. “I think having that educational foundation…

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