JOHN ROBERT AUSTIN

1998 - Cetera Advisor Networks LLC. Maryland
Registered Principal and Investment Adviser Representative

1997 - 1998 MFS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED West Coast
(Massachusetts Financial Services)
Regional Vice President, Offshore Funds

1990 - 1997 CITIGROUP Washington, D.C.
Vice President, Regional Manager (DC/MD/VA)
VP & Senior Investment Consultant, HQ Branch
Above and Beyond (Service Excellence) Award

1982 - 1990 ROYAL ALLIANCE ASSOCIATES, INC.* Washington, D.C.
Registered Principal, Branch Manager and OSJ San Francisco, California

1977 - 1981 MORGAN STANLEY San Francisco, California
Registered Representative, Mutual Funds Coordinator

1976 - 1977 COOK INDUSTRIES, INC. Chicago, Illinois
Analyst, Chicago Board of Trade

*(Affiliated with Financial Planners Equity (FPEC) until acquisition by Integrated Resources Equity Corp. (IREC); IREC later became Royal Alliance Associates, Inc.)

CREDENTIALS
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM Certificant
The Financial Planning Association (FPA)
Chapter Chairman, President, Treasurer and Director
“Distinguished Service Award”(1986)
“Leadership Award” (1988)

EDUCATION
THUNDERBIRD SCHOOL OF GLOBAL MANAGEMENT Glendale, Arizona May 1976
M.I.M., Master’s in International Management
“With Distinction” (Highest Honors)
Thunderbird Who’s Who 1989

EISENHOWER COLLEGE OF THE ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Seneca Falls, New York June 1974
B.A. World Studies Liberal Arts Program; Danforth Fellowship Nominee;
Kevin McCann Scholar; Groben Award (for Respect for the College)

LANGUAGES
Portuguese (fluent)

OTHER
1998- 2003 VP TowersData (financial services software vendor) during the building of the Internet. Great fun. Then, we sold-out to Thomson.