04 Feb February 4, 2020 – Labyrinth of Ice Buddy Levy, LAN InfoTech Michael Goldstein and Edward Jones Nela Richardson
Buddy Levy – Journalist – Entertainer – Author of Labyrinth of Ice—The Triumphant and Tragic Greely Polar Expedition
I spent 7 years following adventure racers and crazy folks, following Mark Burnett all around the world, part of it was initiative and part of it was passion.
Buddy Levy is a journalist, speaker, and the author of numerous books, including Conquistador: Hernan Cortes, King Montezuma, and the Last Stand of the Aztecs; River of Darkness: Francisco Orellana’s Voyage of Death and Discovery Down the Amazon; Geronimo: Leadership Strategies of an American Warrior (with Mike Leach); and American Legend: The Real-Life Adventures of David Crockett. He was a cast member in all 24-episodes of HISTORY’s Brad Meltzer’s DECODED television series.
Michael Goldstein – Founder and CEO at LAN InfoTech, LLC
You have to be the best that you can be and you have to go out there and truly understand what you are implementing and selling. You can’t BS a BSer.
Michael Goldstein began his career managing IT for an International New York law firm. Later, he moved to a small IT services consulting company, which he and his team expanded into a 50-employee IT business. Later he would move that same business, LAN Infotech, to Florida, where they’ve been providing stellar managed IT support ever since. LAN Infotech goes above and beyond with the businesses that work for them, providing them only with the technology solutions they need to do business efficiently while scaling their business as well and as quickly as the market allows. LAN Infotech has won a number of awards, including a Business Leader Media’s Top 50 Entrepreneur Award. Michael has also been awarded Hero of the Month by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce for his work helping non-profits in the region.
Dr. Nela Richardson – Investment Strategist, Equity Research, Edward Jones
Dr. Nela Richardson joined Edward Jones in 2018. As an investment strategist, she analyzes and interprets economic trends and market conditions, identifies risks and opportunities, and recommends strategies to help clients reach their long-term financial goals. Prior to joining Edward Jones, Richardson was the chief economist at Redfin Corp., a national real estate brokerage and technology company. Richardson also served as a senior economist for Bloomberg, L.P., covering housing and financial markets. Richardson earned a doctorate in economics from the University of Maryland-College Park with concentrations in financial economics, international finance and economic development. She obtained a master’s degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University-Bloomington, where she was a triple major in mathematics, economics and philosophy. Richardson regularly provides insight on the market, the economy, real estate trends and public policy to policymakers, consumers and media. She is a regular contributor to Marketplace from American Public Media and has frequently appeared on CNBC, Bloomberg, CNN, Yahoo Finance, the Wall Street Journal, FORTUNE magazine, The New York Times and other national and local media.