Max G. Ansbacher, President, founded the firm in 1995 after 20 years with Bear Stearns, where he managed option accounts on a discretionary basis. He is frequently quoted in the media, including The Wall Street Journal, and has been a frequent guest commentator on the Bloomberg Television Network, as well as the Fox News Channel and CNBC. He is the author of three books on investing, including The New Options Market, Fourth Edition, which was the first book ever published on exchange traded options and has become one of the all-time best-selling books on the subject. He was featured in Forbes Magazine, October 18, 2004. Mr. Ansbacher is a graduate of the University of Vermont and Yale Law School.