I spent 7 years as an analyst at distressed and special situation hedge fund which currently manages $10B+. I graduated summa cum laude from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Economics, duel concentrating in finance and accounting. Currently, I invest and manage personal investments, primarily in the financials space which a focus on community banking. I'm also the managing member of an SPE which has purchased various CPP securities from the U.S. Treasury.
Dr. Chris Martenson is an independent economist and author of a popular website, ChrisMartenson.com. His Crash Course video series explores the intertwining significance of the “three E’s”—the economy, energy, and environment and offers articulate, dynamic insight into the workings of our monetary system.
Chris earned a PhD in neurotoxicology from Duke University, and an MBA from Cornell University. His background as an educator helps him animate complex material with wisdom and humor. A fellow of the Post Carbon Institute, Chris’s work has appeared on PBS and been cited by the Washington Post. He is a contributor to the Huffington Post and FinancialSense.com.
Chris is an accomplished presenter who has offered the Crash Course seminar all over the United States. The online course has been translated into several languages, and been viewed nearly a million times. His website offers ongoing commentary and rigorously factual analysis into financial and energy-related issues and events as they unfold.