Northern California

The Northern California Chapter of the CMT Association is chaired by Rick Leonhardt, CMT. One of the most active regions of the CMT Association, the Northern California Chapter holds meetings regularly, featuring some of the top names in the industry!

Both members and non-members are invited to attend all chapter meetings at no cost.

Participation in all Northern California Chapter Meetings qualifies you for 3 CMT Continuing Education (CE) Credits.

Chapter Chairs

Rick Leonhardt, CMT

Rick Leonhardt, who holds a Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation, is an Associate Instructor at Feather River College where he teaches courses in business and finance. Previously, Rick was the owner and founder of 6L Asset Management, LLC, a Registered Investment Advisor firm that he closed in 2016. Rick has over 15 years of experience in the financial services

Steve Vargas, CMT

Steve Vargas is a Chartered Market Technician, chair of the Northern California CMT Association Chapter, and a charting specialist. He currently serves as a Senior Consultant for Thompson Reuters. Steve is a graduate of the John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University where he studied Finance. He works with portfolio managers and traders in building and designing

Richard Lehman

Rick Lehman is an Adjunct Professor of Behavioral Finance at UC Berkeley Extension and at Golden Gate University. His financial career spans more than thirty years, beginning with an eleven-year stint on Wall Street with EF Hutton, Thomson McKinnon, and the New York Stock Exchange. He then moved to Maryland and worked for CDA Investment Technologies before migrating to