A frequent source for shows on Fox Business and CNBC, Matt Gohd serves as an experienced financial commentator. Most recently, he has shared his thoughts on the effect of the 2012 presidential election on the markets and the impact of the Greek debt crisis. Mr. Gohd has worked in financial markets for 35 years and has seen numerous boom and bust cycles. This experience allows him to gauge market shifts and take a contrarian perspective. Matt Gohd often analyzes trends related to supply and demand in the market based on underlying micro- and macroeconomic factors. Matt Gohd currently acts as strategist and Senior Managing Director at Wallach Beth Capital New York City. As such, he assists a variety of investors, such as hedge funds and family offices, in risk management. He holds extensive experience with options, including conducting research and trading. In addition, Mr. Gohd earned licenses for series 7, 69, 63, and 24. In the past, Matt Gohd chaired Bluestone Capital, which originated numerous managed public offerings totaling more than $1 billion. Before its 2001 sale, Bluestone assisted entities in the retail, technology, biotechnology, and Internet sectors. Mr. Gohd has also served on the executive committees of the boards for Onstage Entertainment, Iconic Brands, and eDiets.com. In 1987, Mr. Gohd advised the chairman of the Congressional committee investigating the stock market’s October crash. He continued his connection to government officials by working with President Bill Clinton during both his campaigns and acting as a Managing Trustee for the Democratic National Committee. Before relocating to the East Coast, Mr. Gohd studied finance and statistics at California State University, East Bay.