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Darrell Jayroe, CFA, CFP, CKA

Chief Investment Officer

Darrell Jayroe, CFA, CFP, CKA, serves as Inspire’s Chief Investment Officer responsible for leading the firm’s Investment Committee, as well as serving as Lead Portfolio Manager for Inspire’s equity ETFs and SMA strategies, and Co-Portfolio Manager for Inspire’s fixed income ETFs. Darrell has been with the firm since 2016.

Prior to joining Inspire, Darrell was a Vice President and Sr. Portfolio Manager for the Bank of Oklahoma trust department for 12 years where he was responsible for managing accounts for high net worth families, trusts, foundations and institutions. Darrell started his career as an investment advisor in 1994 with PaineWebber in Oklahoma City.

Darrell received a B.A. and Masters degree from Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Oklahoma.  He is a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) charter holder and is a CFP® (Certified Financial Planner®) licensee. He is a member of the CFA Institute and a member and Past President of the CFA Society of Oklahoma. He is also a member of Kingdom Advisors and holds the CKA® (Certified Kingdom Advisor®) designation as well as a member of the NACFC (National Association of Christian Financial Consultants).

Darrell and his wife, Beth, have been married since 1982 and have two daughters, Kayla and Kyndal and a son in law, Grayson.

Carlos Lopez, Jr., CKA® has served as Deputy Portfolio Manager for Inspire since 2016 and was previously the Director of Trading since joining the Inspire team in 2015. Mr. Lopez has extensive investment experience in the fields of trading, fintech, and particular expertise in fixed income, having worked with many major institutional fixed income desks on Wall Street. Mr. Lopez is the Lead Portfolio Manager for Inspire’s fixed income ETF, Co-Portfolio Manager for Inspire’s equity ETFs and SMA strategies, a member of the Inspire Investment Committee, and is also responsible for all trading functions for the firm. He is a 1994 graduate of New York University – Stern School of Business (B.S., Double Major: Economics, Finance) and a Certified Kingdom Advisor (CKA®) since 2013.

Carlos recently settled in Dallas, Texas with his wife whom he’s been married to since 2005. They lived in New York City for eight years where he served their church, a Calvary Chapel affiliate, as an elder for many years. They currently fellowship at Cottonwood Creek Baptist Church and are passionate about Christian apologetics. He is a seminarian at Veritas Evangelical Seminary (M.Div., Christian Apologetics) which is based in Southern California.

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Carlos Lopez, Jr., CKA

Deputy Portfolio Manager

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Shane Enete, CFA

Investment Analyst

Shane Enete has worked as an assistant professor of finance at Biola University since 2015.  Prior to that, Enete was an investment research professional for 10 years for large institutional asset managers. His duties included valuing public stock securities, modeling asset allocations, and serving as a forensic accountant. Enete currently holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and was awarded the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation in 2014 (lapsed). Enete holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Southern California and a M.S. in Mathematical Finance from the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. Enete is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the financial planning program at Kansas State University. His research interests include Biblically Responsible Investing (BRI), charitable giving, modeling financial well being, and behavioral finance.

Shane is married to Tammy, and is father to Sage and Silas.  He enjoys any activity near the beach, or in the water, including surfing, swimming, beach volleyball, and triathlons. He hopes that when his kids turn 5, which is the minimum surfing age, they will both fall in love with surfing so that he can have whole family surf sessions.

As the founder and CEO of Inspire, Robert has been here since the beginning and is responsible for the leadership of the firm, and most importantly, keeping the firm fanatically focused on our mission to inspire transformation for God’s glory throughout the world by building low cost, biblically aligned investments that create meaningful change in the lives of people across the globe.

Completely by God’s grace, somehow Robert has become 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 together they are raising their three energetic boys and one beautiful princess in Hollister, CA. Lisa homeschools all four 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.

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Robert Netzly

CEO