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Tom Cal, CFA


Role and Company

Investment Manager and InvestmentAnalyst, Army Veteran, Investment Manager


25 years experience in financial services


San Francisco, CA

About Tom

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* I am the manager of the "Veteran Mentor Network" group on LinkedIn. and I have successfully lead our growth to an active and constructive community of over 84,000 members who have self-identified with Veteran and mentoring. We typically add 2,000 or more new members each month.

* I am currently self-employed managing an investment portfolio. I invest primarily in U.S. listed equities, and typically hold my investments for one-year or more.

* My current volunteer service includes mentoring Military Veterans and serving as a ski-instructor with Disabled Sports USA.

* I served 2 combat tours in Iraq (2004-2005 & 2008-2009).

* Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Investment Manager, Investment Analyst, Portfolio Manager

* Education: University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
BA, Political Science, Economics
BS, Finance

* Military Service: U.S. Army (Civil Affairs, 2001-2009; served 2 tours in Iraq)

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Articles by Tom

9 years ago

VCTP Syracuse Offers Free Certification Training, a Paid Exam Fee, Etc. to Veterans and Spouses

Below are a few questions for Veterans and mentors of Veterans.


  • VCTP Syracuse (Veterans Career Transition Program at Syracuse)...

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9 years ago

4 Clear Steps to Creating Your 30-Second "Positioning Statement" (or "Elevator Pitch")

Summary: Your "positioning statement" (or "elevator speech") is a concise and effective communication that highlights your profession, expertise and environment...

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Tom's Recent Answers

4 years ago

Life Coaching

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5 years ago

What is the best course of action for a master program?

Join's discussion forum, and ask your question in the #colleges channel, . Intentionally develop your...

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5 years ago

How can I get funding for starting my veteran owned business?

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5 years ago

Career Path for Cyber Security - Technical Masters or MBA?

What are your career goals? What do ypi really want to be doing for a living in 5-10 years and...

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5 years ago

Finance Industry Certifications

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