John Reese

John P. Reese is founder and CEO of, an investment research firm, and Validea Capital Management, an asset management firm serving affluent investors and companies. He is also co-author of two investing books, including The Guru Investor: How to Beat the Market Using History's Best Investment Strategies (Wiley).

Before Validea, Reese was vice president of information technology for GE Capital ITS, president and CEO of Micro Networks of America, a networking firm, and marketing manager of electronics at Coleco.

Reese holds a master's of business administration from Harvard Business School and a bachelor's degree in computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Recent Articles By The Author

Kors, Oxford Industries Make Best-Dressed List

A strong consumer market points to better prospects for these clothing makers.

3 Stocks to Help Ride Out the Turbulence

This is not the time to panic; this is the time to follow a successful strategy.

Taking a Bite out of the Restaurant Industry

Stellar restaurant performers offer a tasty morsel for investors.

Madison Square Garden and Discovery Communications: Entertaining Names

These stocks are worthy of an Oscar.

When Others Try to Disrupt, They Adjust

Some companies have been able to survive and thrive in new environments.

What's on TV? A Couple of Good Stocks

Crown Media and Scripps Networks aren't flashy, but they're doing well.

2 Attractive Stocks Off the Beaten Tech Path

Far from household names, Arris and Rockwell are favorably priced under my Peter Lynch-based strategy.

These 3 Insurance Stocks Look Very Healthy

These 3 Insurance Stocks Look Very Healthy

They're in a market that's changing rapidly, which increases investment risk. But they're a good match for investors looking to go out on a bit of a limb.

These 3 Insurance Stocks Look Very Healthy

Why I like Anthem, Employers Holdings and UnitedHealth.

As Housing Market Gets Stronger, Builders FirstSource Looks Better

It's well positioned to ride the market's surge.