Jeffrey Beamer is a 26 year veteran of the trading/financial services industry and
is Co-founder and Partner of Lacerte Capital Partners L.P. and Lacerte Capital Advisors
LLC., a Registered Investment Advisor servicing the Hedge Fund and Mutual Fund industry.
Jeffrey currently serves as Portfolio Manager and Director of Trading and Research
for the firm. He worked for Fidelity Investments for 12 years before leaving to
start his own firm. In 2002 Jeff began serving as an instructor for Optionetics
and has enjoyed sharing his knowledge with students. During his 2 1/2 decades if
trading, which has included trading in equities, commodities, futures, bonds, and
options on each, Jeff has traded through both ends of severe moves in the markets.
He carries a series 65 license as a Registered Investment Advisor and currently
serves on the board of directors for the Dallas Chapter of the Security Traders
Association and is an active member of the Market Technicians Association.
Christina has been trading options for over 16 years. An honors graduate of the
University of New Orleans with a BS in Finance with a Minor in Real Estate, she
was the recipient of an internship in the international trust department of a large
banking institution that began her career and love for trading. Besides actively
trading, she became part of Home Depot's success story in roles as Help Desk Manager
and Senior IS Director. Her trading style focuses on simple strategies and she has
incorporated this into a teaching style that has made her a favored Optionetics
Nick began trading options in 1998. After taking all of the Optionetics' courses
repeatedly, he joined the first Elite Traders program and then become an instructor
in 2004. Nick has an advanced degree in psychology and chooses to apply it to himself
and other people in the markets. His passions are trading, teaching, and traveling.
Nick feels fortunate to share these passions with others. When he's not trading
or teaching, he loves to read, watch movies, and sail. Favorite strategies are dynamic
collars, butterflies and credit spreads. Nick teaches in the Trading Essentials
Class, Power Tools and other on-line classes.
Senior Vice President, Optionetics
Tom is Senior Vice-President and co-Founder of Optionetics. Tom started his trading
career on Wall Street at the American Stock Exchange, and eventually turned to trading
off the floor. He has played key roles in the development of Optionetics. Tom has
made appearances on Your World with Neal Cavuto, CNBC Europe, Bloomberg, Squawk
Box and Reuters. His works can be found in monthly magazines such as Stocks and
commodities, and he co-authored The Stock Market Course and The Volatility Course.
Tom feels that his success has a lot to do with teaching people around the world
how to use alternative strategies in the market.
After a 14-year career in the I/T industry working for companies such as GTE and
Oracle Corporation, Mike began his trading career selling covered calls against
his Oracle stock. The power of selling options appealed to him and in 1998 left
his corporate job in the I/T industry and began trading options full time, specializing
in selling strategies. Since joining Optionetics in 2001, he has worked at all levels
of the Optionetics curriculum to bring systematic, high probability directional
systems and risk management to the Optionetics students. He has created a number
of classes focused on directional analysis, including most recently, Integrated
Investor Master Coaching, a course that teaches traders how to harness the power
of integrated analysis. Mike has a reputation of really caring for his students,
going the extra mile to maximize their probabilities of success.