Mathew Emmert is the founder and CEO of Gambit Capital Management, Inc., publisher of the Dividend Gambit (http://www.dividendgambit.com/) newsletter. He has nearly 15 years of financial industry experience with top banks, brokerage firms, and financial publishers. He has been publishing dividend stock newsletters for nearly seven years, and has consistently beaten the market in each of them. Mathew has always believed in the power of dividends, and he invests exclusively in dividend paying securities. He began his writing career at the online financial publisher The Motley Fool. There he created and launched Motley Fool Income Investor, the first dividend stock newsletter in the firm's history, which also made him the first independent Motley Fool newsletter advisor. During his tenure he led his readers to substantial market-beating total returns and achieved a dividend yield greater than 2.5 times that available from the S&P 500. Mathew Emmert graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Auburn University. He has been interviewed for articles published in Forbes, The Washington Post, The New York Post, The Denver Post, NAREIT Real Estate Portfolio, and numerous other publications across the country. He was also featured in the most widely distributed financial textbook in North America, published by McGraw-Hill (the parent of Standard & Poors). He is a sought after resource for both print and television media, and has appeared on financial and news programs broadcast by ABC, NBC, Fox News, and radio publications such as National Public Radio (NPR). Mathew has also been the keynote speaker at numerous investing conferences across the country, such as the National Association of Investors Corporation (NAIC) annual convention, and the American Association of Individual Investors (AAII).