D.R. is one of the most widely read financial coaches and is a world-renowned authority on technical trading with 30 years’ experience. After a highly successful career as a chemical engineer with DuPont, D.R. retired early to pursue his passion – showing investors how to build financial freedom. Today he’s a financial author, lecturer, coach and the founder of Straight-Up Profits. He has helped hundreds of thousands master the powerful trading techniques that professionals use, like swing trading, options, and cutting-edge risk management. D.R. is also the co-founder and COO of the Directional Research and Trading Hedge Fund Group, and holds the national spotlight as a leading expert on system designs for risk reduction .D.R. co-authored the New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-selling book “Safe Strategies for Financial Freedom,” a comprehensive guide for aggressively shedding risk without derailing profits. He is a regular analyst on Fox Business, CNBC , Bloomberg Radio, and has been featured on China Central Television – America, BNN, MarketWatch, Financial Advisor magazine, SmartMoney, and the Van Tharp Institute. He’s spent decades honing his 10-Minute Millionaire service that shows regular investors how to profit just like pro technical traders. He scours the market to identify the nearly invisible, “extreme” stock trends that turn into fast gains, often in just a few days. This is a battle-tested technical trading program anyone can use to create big profit “paychecks” almost every month for just a few minutes if work. The best part is, it works in any market or stock movement – bull, bear, or sideways. D.R. holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Virginia Tech and an MBA from the University of Delaware. He earned his Professional Engineer’s license in 1989.