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

Hottest Auto Dealers on the Lot

As sales increase forecast, these 3 fit winning strategy.

Get Insurance for Your Portfolio

Guru strategies reveal 3 strong candidates.

Looking for Winners? Look to Seattle

Pacific Northwest has rising tide of major names.

Your Advantage Over Buffett

He can't buy into these small-cap wonders.

3 Stocks Where Free Cash Flow Beckons

Plus, they have guru strategy recommendations.

Active Vs Passive Investing is a Classic Debate for the Trading Ages

Active Vs Passive Investing is a Classic Debate for the Trading Ages

Validea Capital researches legendary stock pickers over the past 50-100 years, creates a model of the strategies, and then runs screens on over 6,000 stocks per day.

Growing Appetite for Food Stocks

Costs are rising along with demand.

Serving Up 2 Tasty Restaurant Stocks

Don't let MCD's performance ruin your taste for restaurant names.

Take Utilities to the Dance

Rate increases make them worth a spin around the floor.

3 Strong Retail Picks for Any Portfolio

Haverty Furniture, HSN and ULTA Salon are bucking the sector.