Richard B. Wright
Richard B. Wright founded the investment management company, RBW Capital Advisors, LLC, in January 2007, sold or opted for "direct registration" of stock owned, then distributed stock (including Sumzero, Inc.) to owner(s), and/or liquidated and distributed cash depending on investor redemption timing. RBW Capital has now been closed as of 2016, and Richard trades commodities futures, bond futures, and stocks independently.
Richard’s research has been published in The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report (see May 1, 2010 Monthly Market Commentary) by Marc Faber or next tab "Articles and A Research Note."
Richard has a strategic investment in SumZero, Inc. an invitation-only hedge fund network with 8,000 portfolio managers/analysts sharing investment perspectives.
Previously, Richard was a research analyst at Davis Selected Advisors ($80 billion assets under management) allocating $3 million (sleeve) of the $1 billion Opportunity Fund. Prior to that, he worked in various roles with Clayton Bank and Trust ($600 million aum) co-managing a $3 million investment fund. He earned a BS in Business Administration at UT Knoxville, a diploma from the Graduate School of Banking at LSU, and was both Vice President of the Real Estate Club and President of the 6 member TVA Investment Challenge (the $500,000 his team managed outperformed the S&P500 by 10% during his leadership term) while he earned his MBA in 2005 from Vanderbilt.
Richard has been featured in Bloomberg News and Radio (February 2006), on Bloomberg TV interviewed by Pimm Fox (December 27, 2010), Fast Company Magazine (January 2004), The Knox News Sentinel (pictured there for presenting First A Dream (a business autobiography) to Warren Buffet), The Tennessean (for organizing Monopoly Night to entertain at Vanderbilt's Owen Graduate School of Management which benefited a locally charity for education), Richard is featured in Jim Clayton's autobiography First A Dream, New Edition, and Richard is pictured in Warren Buffett's biography Of Permanent Value (2005 and 2006 Edition), and Richard was seen being interviewed on Bloomberg TV by Susan Li (March 17, 2011).
Richard now focuses on managing goats, personal residential renovation, honey bee environment creation, gardening and orchard development.
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