James K. Gilchrest, CMT

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Managing Principal

James is the founder and Managing Principal of JKG Capital LLC (JKG). He has over 20 years of investment experience that includes portfolio management, trading and analysis. He is a Financial Advisor to JKG Clients.

James finds his calling in finance while investing in growth stocks during the dot-com bubble. Beginning in 2002, he then becomes a proprietary trader and manages capital for several financial firms in New York City. Also early in his career, James studies under Ed Seykota, the renowned trader and money manager. In 2012 James forms JKG to serve others with use of his proprietary strategies.

James is a registered Investment Adviser Rep. and a CTA Principal at JKG. Over the years he passes the FINRA Series 3, 7, 63 and 65 exams. He is a member of the CMT Association, which certifies him as a Chartered Market Technician (CMT®). James holds a BA in Economics with a concentration in Business Administration from Boston University. He is an alumnus of St. Sebastian’s School.

When away from the markets, James likes sailing, practicing martial arts and yoga. He is also a member of Toastmasters International where he is a past club President. He is a Boston, Massachusetts area native and currently resides in Connecticut on the Long Island Sound.