Mr. Stephen Read is the founder & manager of HIT Investments LLC & S&S Property 1 LLC. HIT Investments is the General Partner of the Hedge fund HIT Capital LLLP and S&S Property 1 owns and manages real estate. Prior to forming HIT Investments, 2010-2011, he focused on business venture opportunities with HIT Energy. His work with HIT Energy involved investment analysis, negotiations and contracts. During and prior to HIT Energy, 2007-2012, he invested in startups and equities. His equity trading strategy utilized long term value investing and beta slippage. Since graduating from Missouri S&T with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering he has worked for ConocoPhillips, 2007-2014, with a leave of absence, summer of 2008, which he played professional baseball. He currently works for ConocoPhillips while managing HIT Investments. He is a registered Investment Adviser in the state of New Mexico and holds a current Series 65 certification.