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Mike Hurley, CMT serves as both Portfolio Manager for NexBank Wealth Advisors and as the Chief Market Strategist for Highland Capital Management. He joined the firm in 2011 as a sub-advisor and prior to that served as a Portfolio Manager of the Fusion Global Long/Short Fund (FGLSX) from its inception in September 2007 to November 2008. That fund posted a positive return in 2008 and won the Lipper Performance Achievement Award in the Long/Short category (ranked #1 of 90). Prior to launching FGLSX he served as Chief Technical Strategist for several boutique research firms, including: M.S. Howells & Co., Sound View Technology Group and E*Offering (The Investment Bank of E*TRADE). From 1986 to 1994 he served as a commissioned officer in the United States Navy, where he flew over 50 combat missions during Operation Desert Storm, earning two Air Medals. Mr. Hurley is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara where he received B.A. degrees in both Business Economics and Chemistry. He is Series 7 & 63 licensed and is a Chartered Market Technician (CMT).