– BetterInvesting has elected five new members to its board of directors. The new directors were elected at the board of directors meeting held Sept. 4 in Washington, D.C.
These new members bring the board’s membership to a total of 12 directors. The five new board members are:
- Roger H. Ganser of Madison, Wis./Venice, Fla., is founder and managing partner for Venture Investors LLC, one of the premier providers of seed and early stage venture capital in the Midwest. He is the president of Wisconsin Venture & Growth Capital Association, and also serves on the boards of the University of Wisconsin-Translation Research Program, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Foundation and the Medical College of Wisconsin Foundation.
David Krause of Milwaukee, Wis., is director of the Applied Investment Management Program for Marquette University. He is an accomplished author and speaker in the areas of investments and valuation, corporate finance, entrepreneurial finance, investment ethics and exchange traded funds. He is currently the president of the board of education for the Jefferson School District in Wisconsin.
- Michael Roberts of Longmont, Colo., is president of First Nations Development Institute, a national American Indian nonprofit organization whose goal is to restore Native control and culturally compatible stewardship of the assets owned by Native communities (including financial and natural resources), and to establish new assets for ensuring the long-term economic vitality of Native communities.
- Steve Sanborn of Short Hills, N.J., retired in 2006 as director of research at Value Line, the nation’s largest independent provider of financial information and investment advice. He is a past recipient of the Distinguished Service Award in Investment Education from the Investment Education Institute of BetterInvesting.
- Julie Werner of Warner Robins, Ga., has been a BetterInvesting member and volunteer for nearly 25 years. She travels throughout the United States speaking to investment clubs and organizations on investment education and the stock market. She is a past recipient of the Distinguished Service Award in Investment Education from the Investment Education Institute of BetterInvesting, has organized more than 25 investment clubs over the past 13 years and currently mentors clubs in the middle Georgia area.
“I am very pleased to welcome these five new members to our board of directors,” said Bonnie Reyes, BetterInvesting president and chief operating officer. “We look forward to our new directors’ input and active participation as we continue our mission of creating a nation of educated investors.”
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