Robert Netzly is the CEO and Founder of Inspire. He is responsible for strategic vision and keeping the firm fanatically focused on our mission to inspire transformation for God’s glory throughout the world by providing biblically responsible investments that create meaningful change in the lives of people across the globe.
Robert is a globally recognized authority on the biblically responsible investing (BRI) movement, is frequently cited in major financial media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Fox Business and Financial Times, and is a trend-setting thought leader regarding best practices for design and implementation of biblical investment strategies for institutions, professional money management and retail investors.
Robert founded the Inspire Investing group of companies in 2011, and previously worked in the Wells Fargo Investments Private Client division in Carmel, CA from 2008 to 2011.
In 2003, Robert married his first (and only!) girlfriend, Lisa, and they are raising their four energetic boys and one beautiful princess in Hollister, CA. Lisa homeschools all five of their children and together Robert and Lisa enjoy supporting their vibrant local homeschool community. Robert and his family worship and serve at Grace Bible Church of Hollister, where they have served as Sunday school teachers, led the college ministry, worship music ministry and yes, financial stewardship ministry (but not all at once).
Least importantly, Robert holds a B.S. degree from New York University’s Excelsior College in Liberal Studies.