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Build is the next gen fund manager for evolving market conditions. Transforming the way people invest with innovative risk and growth solutions that work for everyone.

Build Leadership

John Ruth

John Ruth


Prior to co-founding Build, Mr. Ruth gained over a decade of experience within the investments and group benefits industry. During his time with Wallstreet Group Advisors, Mr. Ruth oversaw a rapid expansion of the firm’s 401(k) plan advisory business, earning a Partnership in the firm in 2016. Mr. Ruth also served as President of the Jefferson City School Board, notably overseeing the passage of a bond issue to build a new high school in Missouri’s capital city.

Mr. Ruth earned a BSBA in Marketing from the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he was also a member of the Tigers football team. He was elected to the Jefferson City Public Schools Board of Education, where he served six years. He also served seven years as a member of the Jefferson City Area YMCA Board of Directors.  John and his wife have three daughters and remain active members within the Jefferson City community where they reside.

Matt Dines, CFA

Matt Dines, CFA

Co-Founder/ CIO/CFO

Prior to co-founding Build, Mr. Dines spent six years in finance roles at tech companies. At OpenX, the pioneer of the world’s first programmatic digital advertising exchange, he was responsible for corporate finance and business development projects. During his tenure with Amazon, he held critical analytics and finance roles supporting the development of Amazon’s emerging search and programmatic advertising businesses.

Mr. Dines holds a master’s degree in finance from Washington University in St. Louis, with a focus on quantitative finance. He holds a bachelor’s degree in biological science from the University of Notre Dame. He earned his Chartered Financial Analyst® designation in 2017. Matt and his wife live in Seattle with their twin boys.

Dave Martin

Dave Martin


Over two-plus decades Mr. Martin has held diverse roles in both startups and Fortune 500 companies. His responsibilities have spanned media research, data engineering and analytics, marketing, and product management prior to joining Build as COO. Most recently he spent over 7 years at Amazon building marketing analytics and sales operations products to help power the growth of Amazon’s emerging advertising businesses.

Mr. Martin earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from Harvard University. He and his wife live in Seattle with their daughter.

Investment Committee

Matt Dines

Chief Investment Officer

John Ruth

Chief Executive Officer

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Strategy composition information such as strategy allocation, sector weight, and top five holdings is provided as of a specific date and is subject to change.  The top five holdings are representative of the model portfolio and actual account holdings may vary due to inflows, outflows, liquidity needs or other requirements of the account. It should not be assumed that an investment in the securities identified in the top 5 holdings was or will be profitable.  The holdings identified do not represent all of the securities purchased, sold, or "recommended for our clients." To obtain the contribution calculation methodology and a complete list of every holding’s contribution to the overall portfolio’s performance during the period, please contact info@getbuilding.com.

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