Gene is currently the Wealth Strategist of Commodore Management LLC, a private family wealth manager. Prior to this he was a strategic consultant with Price Waterhouse and founded the strategic consultancy Document Concepts acquired by Citicorp in 1999. Gene co-authored “A Legal Bubble: Invisible Liquidity Risks in Hedge Funds” in the Fall 2005 Journal of Wealth Management http://www.iijournals.com/doi/abs/10.3905/jwm.2005.571010 which warned about aspects of the industry which were not well understood at the time and the predictions of which came true with a vengeance in 2008 and beyond. He has also been a guest lecturer at the Berkeley-Haas School of Business on the subject of entrepreneurship within a Family Office. Among several professional organizations, Gene is a member of the Center for Families Flourishing, an international group of 100 of the professionals within the Wealth Management Community dedicated to service to families and the IPI investor network www.memberlink.net, where he has been a student, Faculty Advisor and a speaker on the subject of “Choosing a Trusted Advisor” and “The Use of Behavioral Finance in a Family Office.” His current topic, on the subject of “Financial Advisor Due Diligence”, was recently seen at the 2010 Fall Forum in New York and was one of the highest rated breakout sessions in that organization’s twenty year history.