Bruce Schmidt founded BKS Investment Services in 2000.
Prior to founding this firm he was a market maker / trader for three years at Security Investment Co. of Kansas City.
Prior to that he was an investment analyst for seven years with American Century mutual funds' investment management group.
He also spent three years at United Missouri Bank as an investment analyst, and five years as a utility financial analyst for the Missouri Public Service Commission.
He served as COO / CFO of Agora-X, a start-up over-the-counter commodities swap exchange facility, from 2008 through 2010.
He received an MBA with an emphasis in finance from the University of Missouri in 1982.
He has been a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) since 1986, and is a member of the CFA Institute (CFA Website).
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