> I have over twelve years of experience in the Food Industry with responsibilities ranging from plant engineer to Corporate Development and FP&A. > You, the reader, will notice that a majority of my articles were written about investment ideas that I was researching for my investments. > My alma mater is the University of Arkansas, where I graduated with a BA and an MSc in Operations Management. I served in the United States Army for six years, where I was deployed several times, including Iraq. After completing my military obligation, I moved to Brazil to begin my career in Finance. I received an MBA in International Business from FIA/FEA at the University of Sao Paulo. I have passed the Level 1 and Level 2 CFA Exams. My hobbies are: playing the guitar and drums, longboarding, mountain biking, scuba diving, reading non-fiction books, and giving financial advice to low-income households.