The ETF Authority is an independent venture exclusive to Seeking Alpha for two investment professionals, Kevin Prendergast and Nathan Rutz. In their primary roles, Kevin and Nathan counsel High Net Worth Individuals with respect to asset allocation strategies and retirement planning, advocating the efficiency of exchange-traded funds in the context of long-term investment portfolios. Nathan Rutz graduated with a degree in Finance from North Central College in Naperville, Illinois, and is currently a CPA candidate. Kevin Prendergast graduated with a B.S. in Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.