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Brett Villaume, CMT, CAIA is Senior Vice President and Director of Investor Relations of Opus Bank, a leading regional commercial bank headquartered in Irvine, California. Additionally, Brett is Adjunct Professor of Technical Analysis at Golden Gate University. From 2004 to 2014, Brett was Vice President and Research Analyst with FIG Partners, a boutique broker-dealer specializing in Bank and Thrift equity investments.
From 1999 to 2004, Brett was Director of Research at Neovest Trading, a trading software development firm and regional broker-dealer. Brett has over 17 years of experience as a sell-side research analyst.
He achieved the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation in 2005 and the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation in 2012. Brett currently serves as Board Member of the Market Technicians Association, Board Officer of the Technical Securities Analysts Association of San Francisco, and Advisory Board Member of the Bay Area Financial Education Foundation.