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A Drafty Friday

April 29, 2016


Nick and The Chief kick off the show to dissect the NFL Draft and the Bears 1st round pick, Leonard Floyd. Kevin Riordan joins us in studio to help make sense of these ever changing markets along with the various earning reports that were released the day prior. Jordan Bressler of  The Specialized Marketing Group, Inc. joins us on the show to bring his sports marketing expertise for everything from The NFL draft to The Boston Marathon. John Neal from Arizona’s PTi Securities office closes the show to discuss some stocks with the Chief.

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Guests & Co-Hosts

Jordan Bressler

Jordan Bressler is the President and CEO of The Specialized Marketing Group, Inc. You can follow him on Twitter @JordanSBressler.

Joel Elconin

Kevin Riordan

Director of Research, Capital Trading Group

Kevin Riordan began his career in the futures industry in 1984, working his way through Loyola University while on the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade. Since becoming a futures broker in 1990, Kevin has worked with thousands of clients and developed an excellent understanding of many technical trading methods and techniques. Over the years Kevin has hosted many webinars and live seminar with the goal of educating his clientele. Read more.

Kathy Dervin

Kathy Dervin has been with Stocks & Jocks since 2011 as our Friday morning contributor, producer and banking guru. She has worked in the financial markets industry since 1993, including PC Quote/HyperFeed 1993 to 2003 and Thomson Reuters 2003 to 2013. She is currently Vice President at an investment bank. Read more.

John Neal

John Neal directs PTI Securities’ Glendale, Arizona office serving the firm’s clients in the Phoenix metro area and across the Western U.S. He oversees day-to-day operations, including client services, investor education, staff management and marketing. John has more than 12 years of management experience in the securities and financial services industry. He joined PTI Securities in 2003 in this role. Prior to that time, he was a branch manager with Phoenix area firms, Granite Capital Management and, most recently, Independent Financial Management. A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, John earned a bachelor’s degree in international management from Arizona State University in Tempe. Away from work, John enjoys reading, live music and outdoor activities. He also volunteers with the St. Vincent De Paul Society and the Lupus Foundation of America. Married with two children, John and his family live in Peoria, Arizona.

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