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Gender MALE
Industry Arts
Occupation Author and Lecturer
Location Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, United States
Introduction Gene retired from the investment industry in 2010 after working for 30 years as an energy/petrochemicals analyst and portfolio manager. He works now full-time as an historical mystery writer and lecturer. Gene has published five books. He was born on the Main Line outside Philadelphia. An avid history buff, he started writing novels in 2008. He holds a Master's Degree in Petroleum Geology, an MBA Finance, is a Chartered Financial analyst (CFA) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP). Gene is a member of numerous historiocal societies, the American Historical Association, American Friends of Lafayette, Friends of Brandywine Battlefield and is an approved speaker for the Delaware Humanities Forum. He conducts an ongoing lecture series on historical topics and is available for lectures/book signings. Gene and his wife Phyllis live in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania with their three cats Frankie, Francis and Momcat, parakeets Sally and Linus and occasional feline freeloaders Bear, Smoky and Dadcat.
Interests Writing, travel, history, photography, Hiking, bicycling, gourmet foods and wines, reading, visiting historical sites
Favorite Movies "A Few Good Men", "Casablanca", "The Big Chill", "The Longest Day", "Cool Hand Luke", "Titanic", "Amadeus"
Favorite Music Jazz, rhythym and blues, New Age, classical, Broadway standards, "Rat Pack" classics
Favorite Books "Islands in the Stream", "The Da Vinci Code", "The Red Badge of Courage"