Yiannis G. Mostrous is an associate editor of Personal Finance (http://www.pfnewsletter.com), one of the largest circulation investment newsletters in the world. He’s editor of The Silk Road Investor (http://www.silkroadinvestor.com), a financial advisory devoted to explaining the most profitable facets of emerging global economies. Formerly an analyst with Finance & Investment Associates and Artemel International, he has worked in international project financing and venture capital financing. He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Radford University and a master’s degree from Marymount University. Yiannis is also a veteran of the Hellenic Navy in the Landing Ships Command Office. Yiannis coauthored a book on investment opportunities in Asia, The Silk Road to Riches: How You Can Profit by Investing in Asia's Newfound Prosperity, published by FT Press. He is currently working on a book about sovereign wealth funds.
Gary retired in March 2012 after 38 years in Information Technology and Global Software sales. He has an MBA in Finance from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. Gary has self managed his investment portfolio since the early 80s with the goal of a mid 50s retirement. His primary objectives now are income stream and capital preservation. Gary hopes to stimulate discussion with his retired colleagues with an emphasis on Bonds.
20 yrs in the USMC. MA international business and MBA. 4 years process engineer at GE aircraft M&I division. Now own a management company with 12 employees running dental offices. Managing doctors is like herding cats. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pk7yqlTMvp8) Second language Japanese.Photo is Upper Gully West Virginia white water rafting past pillow rock Class 5. OOHRAH
Gary Kucher is a successful investor and impact-driven CEO / CIO / Managing Partner with uncanny powers of deduction. He advises entrepreneurs, funds, companies and investors across a variety of strategic, financial and operational matters. Mr. Kucher's been investing in listed securities, private companies and real estate development for over 25 years with a solid track record. He’s a firm believer in value investing principles and applies them across the entire capital structure within multiple strategies. Mr. Kucher's an author, publisher, public speaker and seasoned senior executive with experience in the US and emerging & frontier markets. The former media giant has run both entertainment & casino industry businesses in the US. He's an exceptional achiever and a delightful dinner party raconteur with a lifelong interest in technology and a passion for excellence.