As a thirty-year career banker and trust officer for Norwest Corporation, now Wells Fargo & Co., one of the nation’s largest financial institutions, Paul D. Kadavy was president of numerous banks in three states and president of Private Client Services in one state. He also headed a multi-billion dollar trust department and managed a team of investment professionals. In addition he subsequently served as president and chief executive officer for another banking enterprise in Las Vegas, Nevada. Now retired from banking, he is an investor, writer, teacher and public speaker.
Kadavy has served as a faculty member of the National Graduate Trust School at Northwestern University, The Schools of Banking, Inc., the American Institute of Banking and numerous community colleges in several states. He was a lecturer on trust, investment and banking subjects to FDIC and Federal Reserve Bank examiners in Washington, D.C. He has been a public speaker for the past twenty-five years.
Kadavy has written numerous financial books, including "Covered Call Writing Demystified," "Covered Call Writing with Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)," "Covered Call Writing with Qs and Diamonds," "Put Option Writing Demystified," "Writing Uncovered Put and Call Combinations," "Short Spider Straddles," "Put and Call Option Writing for the Investment Advisor and Financial Planner," "Finding Financial Freedom" and "The Book of World-Class Quotations: The Best of the Best Quotations on Earth." He has also written a novel and a book of short stories.
He is the author of banking, trust and investment articles for such national publications as "Financial Review," "Trusts & Estates," "Pension World," "The Collector/Investor," "Cases & Comment" and "American Bankers Association Trust Management."
owner/ member manager of freelance writing firm DeScribe, LLC, and Sr Writer/Analyst for AIM Group, LLC. Former media advertising manager, now writes and researches about classifieds, online marketplaces, remote work, and social media.
Basically unemployed except one current pro bono piano student. Seattle area native, English Major University of Washington-Lexicography, Microsoft Internet Explorer Administration, Amazon Tax Analyst, several companies in between. Enjoy physical exercise. Interested in learning and exchanging ideas if/when appropriate or seemingly mutually beneficial. May take partial load of one MBA class shortly.