I am a Portfolio Manager for Corda Investment Management LLC in Houston, Texas. I have an undergraduate degree in Finance from the University of Notre Dame (1990) and an MBA in Finance from Georgia State University (1995) in Atlanta, GA. From my firm's website @ www.cordamanagement.com: John's special expertise with large cap global equities was honed at Fisher Investments in Woodside, CA. Later, while residing in Austin, TX, he was Director of Investment Strategies for Capital Cities Asset Management, a tactical and sector oriented money manager. John has gained invaluable experience developed in the trenches of a demanding market environment over the past two decades. John enjoys building portfolios and client dialogue. He spends a great deal of time attempting to uncover exceptional investment opportunities and deliver extraordinary service. In his spare time, John can be found hiking on the trails around Lake Travis, or enjoying the best that the Gulf coast offers. He is an avid runner and has competed in many races, including the Boston Marathon.