Danielle Blackwell is the Conference and Event Director for Equities.com. She is an experienced conference, event and marketing director with wide ranging experience in branding, social media, strategic marketing, and the ability to increase restaurant sales through promotions and events, with a highly successful track record producing, managing and executing over 500 special events, conferences, and multi-platform programs
Enzo Villani is the CEO of Equities.com. He is a serial entrepreneur that has developed three global cross-discipline communications companies since 2004. Mr. Villani began these ventures at NASDAQ, where he co-founded the Global Corporate Solutions division. After NASDAQ, Mr. Villani partnered with The Riverside Company to start DF King Worldwide, the team acquired five companies in the US, Europe, Nordics, and Asia. After King Worldwide ($175M Revenue, 400 FTE), Mr. Villani then completed an emerging market version of the integrated communications strategy through acquisitions and organic growth across the BRIC nations with MZ Group (Attitude Global) and PE firm Jardim Botanico. Enzo is an Adjunct professor in Venture Capital and Strategy at Clarkson University, Adjunct Professor in Marketing and Entrepreneurship at SUNY Plattsburgh, Board Member Sigma Nu Tau Entrepreneurship Academic Society. Enzo has an MBA from The Johnson School, Cornell University and a BA Communications from Iona College.
Joel Anderson is a business writer who lives and works in Los Angeles. As a senior editor at Equities.com, he's responsible for writing and editing articles for the site. You can follow him on twitter @JoelAEquities.
Joel Anderson is not registered as an investment advisor. Ideas expressed within his work are the opinions of the writer, are for informational purposes, and are not to serve as the sole basis for any investment decision. References to specific securities should not be construed as particularized investment advice or as recommendations that you or any investors purchase or sell these securities on their own account. Readers are expected to assume full responsibility for conducting their own research pursuant to investment decisions in keeping with their tolerance for risk.
Joel Anderson is invested in a total market index fund, the Guggenheim Solar ETF (TAN), the United States Oil Fun (USO), with much smaller holdings in AT&T (T), Wal-Mart (WMT), and Verizon (VZ).
Destiny A. Lopez received her BFA from Otis College of Art and Design in 2007, and her MA in Journalism from Full Sail University in 2013. Her writings on personal finance, event planning, lifestyle and pop culture have been featured on The Huffington Post, Business Insider, Recovery Brands, Investopedia, and The Motley Fool. Destiny is a native and current resident of Los Angeles.
Henry Truc is an experienced financial writer and the executive editor of Equities.com. His work has appeared on Yahoo! Finance, Nasdaq.com, and many other publications. He has interviewed CEOs and Wall Street analysts, as well as investment fund managers and economists. His experience in financial reporting and coverage has ranged from blue chip equities in the U.S. to up-and-coming public companies in emerging markets like China. Previous to equities.com, Henry served as the managing editor for EQUITIES Magazine, which covered investment types of all categories. Follow him on Twitter at @henrytruc.
Steve began his career at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange in 1980 and ran Morgan Stanley Derivative Prop Trading for the firm. He continued his career as a Trader/Portfolio Manager for multiple Hedge Funds during the Internet Boom of the 90's. Steve is known as an expert in Emerging Market Stocks and has published thousands of articles and archived video with important market participants related to US Equities. He offers a humorous, unique insight in volatile stocks and the related back stories and drivers.