Ronald J. Surz is president of PPCA Inc and Target Date Solutions. Both are in San Clemente CA. PPCA maintains and manages the True Centric Core index, part of the family of Surz Style Pure® Indexes. PPCA also provides Style Scan, the next generation of style analysis, and Portfolio Opportunity Distributions®, bias-free alternatives to peer groups, especially hedge fund peer groups. Target Date Solutions developed the patented Safe Landing Glide Path®, the basis for the Brightscope On-Target indexes and the asset allocation for SMART Funds®, collective investment funds on Hand Benefit & Trust, Houston.