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Advisory Board (in alphabetical order)
Daniel M. Gramza is President of Gramza Capital Management, Inc. and DMG Advisors, LLC. He is a trader, consultant to domestic and international clients, an advisor to hedge funds and is a developer of futures, options and, ETF / ETC securities.
He is a co-inventor of two issued security patents and a security patent pending for new security products.
He has published works in Australia, Europe, Japan, Singapore and the United States. Dan has appeared on CNN’s “Moneyline” program, Reuters TV, Bloomberg TV, ROB TV Canada, TVN 24 Poland, Intereconomial TV Spain, WCIU-TV Chicago, as a market analyst for the CME Group and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Chicago Tribune, SFO Magazine, Futures Magazine, Stocks & Commodities Magazine, Traders Edge Magazine in Australia, Traders’ Magazine in Germany and Italy, Traders Journal in Singapore, Platts Metals in London and other numerous media outlets around the world.
Daniel develops and presents worldwide public and private courses on Essential Mental Techniques for Traders, Japanese Candle Analysis, Market Profile, technical analysis, options and options trading strategies, stock and futures industry fundamentals and operations, Series 3 exam preparation. He set up and ran proprietary stock trading operations on the floor of the Chicago Stock Exchange, an off floor proprietary futures trading group and has given expert witness testimony in US Federal court. He assisted U.S. AID in training exchange officials during the establishment of the Cyprus Stock Exchange. He has presented courses to traders from over 36 exchanges, 450 institutions, 4 regulators, and 35 countries.
He provides free daily commentary on 21 markets and 6 sectors at dangramza.com. His commentary is viewed in over 150 countries.
Daniel is an adjunct instructor for the CME Group, Eurex, Singapore Exchange, DePaul University, Northwestern University, Université de Genève, Università Bocconi, the Chicago Stock Exchange and a former adjunct faculty member of the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Master program in Financial Markets and Trading. He is a former member of the Chicago Rice and Cotton Exchange.
He earned a B.S. in Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology on a scholarship and an M.B.A. in International Finance from DePaul University graduating with honors. He has passed the series 3, series 7 and series 63 security exams.
Lou Naumovski retired from Kinross Gold Corporation in January 2017 as Head of Kinross’ Moscow Office, which he established in 2007. Kinross has been an investor in Russia since 1995. Kinross is the largest Canadian investor in the Russian Federation and also the largest foreign investor in the Russian gold mining industry.
Prior to joining Kinross, Lou was Senior Vice President at Visa International, Central Europe, Middle East and Africa Division (CEMEA) from August 2000 to July 2007. Mr Naumovski led the development of Visa’s business in Russia and the eleven other countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States and was also Head of Strategy for the CEMEA Division from 2005-2007.
From 1992-2000, Mr. Naumovski was a member of the Russia Team of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), including five years as Resident Representative and Senior Banker in Moscow (1992-1997), and latterly as Senior Banker in London from 1997-2000.
Since retiring from Kinross, Mr. Naumovski has worked as a Non-Executive Director on several company boards, including Amur Minerals Corporation and Trans-Siberian Gold, both listed on the London Stock Exchange (AIM). Mr. Naumovski is also an advisor on Russia to the World Gold Council and to Aranzgeo, an international supplier of mining software.
Mr. Naumovski is a volunteer director on the Board of the Canadian Executive Services Organization (CESO) and is a honourary member of the Board of Directors of Macedonia 2025, a non-profit international association of Macedonians in the Diaspora dedicated to supporting the economic and social development of the Republic of Macedonia.
Mr. Naumovski holds an Honours B.A in economics and political science from the University of Toronto (1978), and a M.A. in International Relations, Carleton University in Ottawa. He began his professional career as a diplomat and trade commissioner for Canada (1980-1990). His assignments included Moscow, Atlanta, Georgia, Baghdad, Iraq, and as Deputy Director for Trade and Investment Development, Eastern Europe and the USSR at the Department of External Affairs and International Trade in Ottawa from 1988-1990.