John Frankola has 36 years of experience in the investment and financial management fields. He is currently President and Portfolio Manager of Vista Investment Management, LLC, a registered investment adviser. Vista focuses primarily on high net worth and institutional clients, who are seeking a diversified portfolio strategy. Prior to establishing Vista, John worked for 14 years for a regional investment firm. While there, he held the positions of Research Analyst, Research Director, and Senior Portfolio Manager. In addition, John served for three years on the Firm’s Management Committee and four years on its Board of Directors. Before he entered the investment industry, John held various financial management positions for a publicly-traded engineering and construction company. He began his career as an auditor with Ernst & Young, an international accounting firm. John holds a MBA degree from the University of Pittsburgh and Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Pennsylvania State University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).