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Kevin J. Lapham, CMT, is the Data Integrity Manager at Ned Davis Research in Venice, Florida. Kevin directs the auditing staff and utilizes technology systems to implement and coordinate data integrity firm-wide He also provides support for analysts and other data users for custom research projects. Kevin started at the firm in 2000 as a Market Data Associate in production before moving to the data integrity department. He advanced to a Senior Market Data Analyst at NDR and collaborated in writing the weekly Financial Sector Commentary. He is NDR’s resident Bloomberg expert holding several certifications from Bloomberg L.P.
Prior to joining NDR, he worked at Raymond James & Associates as a Branch Technical Liaison.
Before entering the financial industry, Kevin was a merchant mariner on various vessels such as tugboats, casino boats, and container ships plying the North and South Atlantic Oceans. Always interested in science and research, he spent four years as the Research Vessel Captain overseeing vessel operations for the University of Maine System. He continues to fulfill his lure of the sea as president/owner of his nautical chart agency DiscountNautical.com.
Kevin earned a Bachelors of Science in Mass Communication with a minor in Computer Science from Emerson College and obtained a Masters Diploma from the Loeb-Sullivan School of International Business & Logistics at Maine Maritime Academy.