Aaron Goodman has been creating conceptual photo-illustrations for editorial and advertising clients since 1993. Over the course of his 17-year career, Aaron has produced and executed projects for over 60 national magazines, as well as advertising projects for Nike, Georgia Pacific/Dixie, OfficeMax, Phillips, Absolut Vodka, Black and Decker, and Dannon Yogurt. His work has won awards from Communication Arts, the Society of Publication Designers, and Photo District News.
Aaron lives with his wife Terry, his sons Nathan and Zachary, and a tiny fluffball cat named Jane. For fun, he likes to injure himself with the large array of power tools he uses to renovate the 94-year old house they live in.
Lynn O'Shaughnessy, a veteran financial journalist, is the author of The College Solution, an Amazon bestseller. Lynn writes about college strategies for TheCollegeSolutionBlog and CBSMoneyWatch. Her college advice has appeared in such national outlets as BusinessWeek, Money Magazine, Los Angeles Times, Associated Press and The New York Times. Lynn also shares advice on shrinking the cost of college as a private consultant and through talks at schools, companies and financial firms.
Staff Writer Christina Mucciolo, wrote this month's story about peer-to-peer loans, the new frontier of securitized loans lately being served to financial advisors and their retail clients. In addition, she wrote about production changes at Edward Jones in our Reports section. Mucciolo joined Registered Rep. in June 2007 as a cub financial reporter just in time for the global financial crisis. She's interested to see what the economy makes of itself over the coming years, but in the meantime she doesn't need a reason for a celebratory drink. When she's not making friends on the Registered Rep. forum, she's reading academic periodicals to prepare for her appearance on Jeopardy … some day!
Mindy Diamond, a long-time columnist of Registered Rep.'s Career Moves , is the CEO of Diamond Consultants, a boutique recruiting firm specializing in placing financial services professionals and connecting industry leaders nationwide. Diamond works with the nation's top brokerage firms, banks, independent brokerages, RIAs and custodians. In addition to recruiting for these firms, she also consults with, trains and coaches individuals, small groups and large organizations on the best practices for recruiting top talent. Mindy is a sought-after public speaker, and her commentary and insights often appear in major national and trade media outlets including Dow Jones Newswires, The Wall Street Journal, Horsesmouth, Reuters, Street Talk, Wealth Briefing, Huffington Post, American Banker and other media. Mindy has also provided on-air commentary for Bloomberg Radio, Fox Business News and CNBC.