Course Instructor John Chouinard (BA Business and Finance) has over 30 years of experience managing, consulting, and brokering in the insurance and financial services industries and has obtained N.A.S.D. Series 7 Securities License as well as Life and Health Insurance Licenses. He has taught several classes at the college level involving insurance, finance and securities. In his recent retirement, he spends his time between volunteering at charities and sharing with students his knowledge and passion for investing, personal finance, estate planning, and business management.
Course Editor Dr. Bret Staples (BA, MS, Ph.D.) is a highly motivated, personable scientific professional with multiple college degrees and a successful 34-year track record of scientific research and publications. After completing his Ph.D. at the University of Maryland, he became a research chemist for the US Department of Energy. Dr. Staples has authored professional papers in scientific journals and reviewed other scientists’ publications and has performed scientific research in solution chemistry. Dr. Staples is extraordinarily talented in proofreading and editing journal publications, online course curriculum, as well as a strong knack for quickly mastering technology – using and programming computers since 1964.