Our Team


B.A. – Dartmouth College (Economics)


ClearLight Partners
Salomon Smith Barney

Alex Hancock, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Alex joined the Buffalo Funds in 2002 and has 22 years of professional investment experience. From 2000 to 2002, Alex worked at ClearLight Partners as a Private Equity Research Analyst. From 1998 to 2000, he worked at Salomon Smith Barney as an Investment Banking Analyst.

At the Buffalo Funds, Alex works with equity portfolios, and his focus areas include large and small cap growth companies, business services, and IT.

Alex received a B.A. from Dartmouth College. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Years of Experience

Years at Buffalo Funds


Large Cap Fund

Large Cap Fund

Total Assets $101.18 Million  (9/30/20)
Expense Ratio 0.95% / 0.81%
Benchmark Morningstar U.S. Large Growth

Manager since 2018
Small Cap Fund

Small Cap Fund

Total Assets $684.74 Million  (9/30/20)
Expense Ratio 1.02% / 0.87%
Benchmark Morningstar U.S. Small Growth

Manager since 2017

Recent Articles

Media coverage regarding the Portfolio Manager, Funds Managed, and the Buffalo Funds in general.

“Industry Perspectives” 3Q 2020

For the first time in U.S. history, the U.S. economy started and ended an entire decade without a recession. What a difference a year makes! A year ago, market watchers were worried about rising interest rates, trade friction, and geopolitical tensions, which tempered investors’ risk appetites, resulting in a yearly decline for the S&P 500 Index for the first time since 2008.

read more

Fundamental Approach

We get to know the companies we invest in and learn how they run their business.

Top-Down & Bottom-Up

We identify Top-Down broad, secular growth trends and search for companies from the Bottom-Up.

Proprietary Philosophy

We construct our portfolios based on our own proprietary investment strategy.

Disciplined Investing

Sticking to our disciplined investment strategy ensures we maintain a consistent, balanced approach.