Author currently lives on West Coast of Florida. Seeks to invest for income and growth and to utilize options trading to generate additional income. Vanderpool worked in New York City in the advertising industry, developing campaigns and advertisements for the "Wall Street Journal", "Barrons" Oki telephones, Kenneth Cole, Boussac and Tumi. In 1990 he established a home accessories business producing products for the home. Accounts included: Macy's, Nordstroms, Nieman Marcus, Crabtree & Evelyn as well as several hundred other national and international retailers. In 2005 Vanderpool turned his interest to civic affairs in his home town in Florida and sought to concentrate more time and energy to managing his investments.