Founder of the GSL Group, LLC, Randy has more than 13 years experience in security and portfolio analysis, as well as corporate financial advisory and strategic planning - and has been an active investor for nearly 20 years. GSL specializes in valuation and business planning services. Prior to forming GSL, he served as an equity analyst at SSI Investment Management, Inc., a $500-million+, money management firm, specializing in sophisticated, hedged investment strategies, and serving institutional and high net worth clients. Randy has had several articles published, most notably in HFR Journal of Hedge Fund Research on the subject of merger arbitrage. He received his Bachelors Degree with honors in Finance from California State University, Fullerton, an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA and is a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Accredited Valuation Analyst (AVA) designations. He is also an assistant professor of business at Los Angeles Pierce College, as well as a member of the CFA Institute (CFAI) and the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA).