2014 Board of Directors Slate Announced

The CMT Association is pleased to announce the 2014/2015 Slate of CMT Association Board of Directors nominees. The nominees are:

Craig Johnson (President)

Craig JohnsonCraig Johnson is a Managing Director and senior technical research strategist and directs Piper Jaffray’s technical research group. Johnson joined Piper Jaffray in 1995 as an analyst in the firm’s private client research department. He offers frequent technical commentary on the broader market and individual stocks. Johnson earned his B.S. degree with an emphasis in finance and marketing and his M.B.A. from Drake University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Market Technician designations and is an active member of the Twin Cities Society of Securities Analysts and co-chapter chair of the Minnesota Chapter Market Technician Association. He is also on the board of directors for the Market Technicians Association.

Katie Stockton (Vice President)

Katie-StocktonKatie Stockton is Chief Technical Strategist for BTIG, a global financial services firm. She provides technical analysis to institutional clients with a top-down approach, employing multiple indicators to help identify trends and short-term trading opportunities. Prior to joining BTIG, Katie served as Chief Market Technician for MKM Partners. Katie was also a publishing analyst for the Technical Strategy group at Morgan Stanley. Katie’s career began in 1997 in San Francisco, where she worked as a technical analyst for Wit SoundView. She received her Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation in 2001, and is currently Vice President of the Market Technicians Association. She is a frequent guest on CNBC and is often quoted in the Wall Street Journal and financial newswires. Katie graduated magna cum laude with a BSBA from the University of Richmond.

Brett Villaume (Secretary)

Brett-VillaumeBrett is a Research Analyst with FIG Partners, a boutique broker/dealer specializing in Bank and Thrift equity investments. He has over 14 years of experience as a professional technical research analyst. Brett believes strongly in the value of a combined fundamental and technical approach to market and stock analysis. His work emphasizes relative strength and inter-market relationships. He previously served as Chair of the Atlanta and San Francisco Chapters of the CMT Association and serves as a Board Officer of the TSAA-SF. Brett is also an adjunct professor of Technical Analysis at Golden Gate University. He has achieved the designations of Chartered Market Technician (CMT) and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA). Brett received a B.S. in Economics from The University of Idaho.

Timothy Snavely (Treasurer)

Timothy SnavelyTim Snavely, CFA, CMT, joined the Investment Strategy team of The Robinson-Humphrey Company in Atlanta in 1998, where he worked for the firm’s Chief Investment Strategist and Technical Analyst. In 2002, Tim became the firm's publishing technical analyst and worked on the equity trading desk. His top-down market analysis focused on the equity market outlook, sector allocation recommendations, sub-industry selections, stock picks, and investment guidance for institutional and private clients. Tim earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2006, and he then joined SunTrust Robinson Humphrey’s equity research sales team, providing equity research and market analysis to institutional investors, including large mutual funds and hedge funds. Tim is now a portfolio manager at Crawford Investment Counsel. His work has been quoted in the press and he has appeared in financial news media including Bloomberg TV. His financial market analysis focuses on identifying investment themes across asset classes, as well as intermediate-term relative performance trends among stock groups and commodities. He maintains long-term interest rate and stock market databases for a data-driven securities market analysis framework, and he has developed indicators for analyzing ETFs, stock sub-industries, and market internals such as breadth and volume. Tim has held the Chartered Market Technician designation since the year 2000 and he has volunteered on behalf of the CMT Association for the past 12 years, including 6 years as a member of the Board of Directors. He currently serves as Treasurer.

James Brodie (Director at Large)

James-BrodieJames Brodie CMT has over 20 years of financial market experience, and has been based in; London, New York, Tokyo and Singapore. He traded primarily interest rate derivatives and FX Fwds with Credit Suisse and TD Securities, and has been interviewed live on Bloomberg television on numerous occasions. James founded the Singapore chapter of the Market Technicians Association and is currently the CIO of the Sherpa Funds, a fully automated, algorithmic hedge fund. He also lectures regularly on technical analysis throughout the Asia-Pacific region, his clients include; Citibank, B.P., OCBC, Nomura, DBS, BTMU, JP Morgan and CME Group, and he is also an owner/director of Grotesque Media, a company producing APPS for stars of the sports and entertainment industries. James was also a three time national rowing champion of Great Britain, won medals at three consecutive U23 world championships and now competes in Ironman triathlons.

Carson Dahlberg (Director at Large)

Carson DahlbergCarson is a co-founder of Northington Dahlberg Research, a quantitative driven, volatility-based research firm. Carson has developed institutional analytics which are offered on the Bloomberg Professional Terminal, and Market Analyst. He has over a decade of experience in the financial markets and has worked for several notable firms (Morgan Stanley, Wachovia Securities, Wells Fargo, and Schaeffer’s Investment Research). Carson is a frequently requested speaker on the topic of relative strength and volatility based market analysis. Carson is a Portfolio Manager of Endeavor, a tactical equity portfolio designed to beat the S&P 500 with S&P 500 stocks. For 2013, Endeavor beat the S&P 500 by over 900 basis points. Carson serves the Market Technicians Association (CMT Association) in various capacities. He is presently an Executive Director on the Board of the Market Technicians Association. He is the Committee Chair for the Ethics Committee, serves on the Admissions Committee, is the Board Liaison for the Journal of Technical Analysis Committee, and was the Director of the CMTinstitute (an online program to assist financial professionals in the passing of the CMT examination process) and the founder and first Chapter Chair of the Charlotte Chapter for the CMT Association. Carson received a degree in Chemistry from the University of Cincinnati and was awarded the Chartered Market Technician designation in January of 2008.