Richard Lackey is a serial entrepreneur with a unique background that includes several years in emergency medical response and medical missions as well as almost three decades as an active trader and fund manager. He has appeared as an expert in the field in magazines, and on radio and television.
Richard has held eight different securities licenses spanning equity, options and futures markets. Richard has served as the Managing Director for five private funds. His expertise in emergency response management as well as the inefficiencies of markets led him along with a world-class team of experts to create the World Food Bank. The World Food Bank is responsible for establishing the world’s most valuable commodities as the world’s newest and potentially safest asset class. Richard is also passionate about utilizing the World Food Bank as a solution for the inefficiencies that exist between small farmers and regional and global markets.
Richard has authored three books on technical analysis and investment management and is a co-developer of the market prediction software, PTI. In addition to leading the World Food Bank, he regularly consults for startup companies needing innovative solutions, marketing direction, or board leadership.
He holds dual undergraduate degrees in Marketing and Management from the University of Georgia, and did graduate studies in Hotel Finance and Management at Cornell University.