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Eddie obtained his B.S. in Computer Engineering from the University of California, Riverside in 2009. Upon graduation, he pursued a career with Northrop Grumman as a Software Engineer.
Over the years, Eddie has developed a passion for investments and finance. His emphasis is in IPOs and real estate. Eddie’s long term goals are to obtain an MBA and continue to expand his knowledge in investing.
Dan Hassey’s passion for investing started at the UCLA Graduate School of Management where he earned his MBA. Dan received is BA in Business Administration at California State University/ Fullerton.
After UCLA, Dan started his investment career as a stock broker for Merrill Lynch in their Beverly Hills office. He has also worked for Paine Webber, Fidelity Investments and for famed futures money manager John Henry & Co. Inc.
Dan has also worked as a research analyst covering energy, dividend stocks, the markets, and the economy.
He is familiar with many types of investment disciplines including: fundamental analysis, value investing, momentum investing, bottom up & top down analysis, contrarian investing, growth at a reasonable price investing, technical analysis, industry and economic analysis.
Isaura Rocha is a first generation college student attending University of California, Riverside. She is majoring in Psychology and has developed interest in Human Resources. Her goal upon graduation is to obtain a Master’s Degree in Human Resources.
Isaura joined Toro Investment Education to assist with administrative work and contribute towards helping others on learning how to invest. She has developed some interest in investments; however, her main goal is to grow her career in Human Resources.
Josiah spent the last 10 years of his career working in the defense industry leveraging his degree in Aerospace Engineering and honing his management skills as a leader in large development projects. Along the way he developed an acuity for business and finance, and he is currently an MBA candidate at the USC Marshall School of Business.
Josiah’s interest in investing started with a desire to mange his workplace 401k better; from this has grown a passion for analyzing stocks and building portfolios. His engineering background, associated quantitative skill set and leadership experience provides a unique perspective into company valuation, modeling and analysis.
Erik Peterson first learned about capital markets during the late 1990's by overhearing news reports of stock options and hiring packages to tech companies. In college he was the CTO for a student organization known as the Investment Banking Honor Society (IBHS). Erik received a BS in Computer Science at University of California San Diego.
At UCSD within IBHS, Erik started learning about the investment strategies known as value investing. Books like The Intelligent Investor and Security Analysis found space next to his computer science books. Eventually he started using paper trading apps on facebook as a way to understand markets better.
Erik joined Toro in order to apply computer science technology to the analysis and execution of strategies within capital markets. He believes that access to capital markets is a critical component to financial justice and equality within the United States. When not coding Erik is riding mountain bikes, mixing musical tracks, and practicing one of his many foreign languages.