John Buckingham

John Buckingham cut his eye teeth with the great value investor Al Frank, and have now passed a quarter century with his namesake firm, working his way up from the proverbial mail room in 1987 to Director of Research in 1989 to Chief Portfolio Manager in 1989. He now serves as the Chief Investment Officer of Al Frank Asset Management (AFAM) where he leads a team that scrutinizes hundreds of stocks for money management clients, shareholders of their proprietary mutual funds and subscribers to The Prudent Speculator investment newsletter of which he is editor. He has appeared on numerous television and radio programs, and is frequently interviewed by print and online publications while also conducting workshops at various investment seminars. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Southern California in 1987 with a B.S. degree in computer science and a minor in business administration.

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