MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., Jan. 28, 2008 – BetterInvesting (formerly the National Association of Investors Corporation), a national, nonprofit investment education organization, announces the election of Roger H. Ganser as its Chairman.
Ganser, of Madison, Wis. and Venice, Fla., is founder and a managing director of Venture Investors LLC, one of the premier providers of seed and early stage venture capital in the Midwest. He is the president and a director of the World Federation of Investors Corporation, and serves on the boards of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Foundation and the Medical College of Wisconsin Foundation, and chairs the Letters & Sciences Dean’s Advisory Board at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Until recently, he chaired the BetterInvesting board’s Transition Committee.
“I’m proud to be part of BetterInvesting, an organization with a rich history of providing investors of all levels the means to invest successfully,” said Ganser. “Our association is constantly adapting and growing to meet the needs of today’s investors despite the many changes in the markets and in technology.”
“The market has been very volatile in recent weeks. With the investment education and tools BetterInvesting offers, our members are positioned to take advantage of such downturns in the market by identifying profitable opportunities when sound companies’ stocks are underpriced. We see the current market situation as a chance to buy good stocks at sale prices if you know what you are doing,” said Ganser.
Larry Reno, of Atlanta, Ga., has been elected Treasurer of BetterInvesting’s Board. Reno, president of the BetterInvesting Volunteer Advisory Board (BIVAB), has been an active BetterInvesting volunteer for more than 25 years. He was instrumental in forming BIVAB, has started numerous investment clubs and has held several key volunteer positions with BetterInvesting.
Tristan Robinson, of Pittsburgh, Pa., is the BetterInvesting Board’s newest Director. Robinson is a contract administrator with Bechtel Corporation, one of the world’s premier engineering, construction, and project management companies. He has been a BetterInvesting member since his early teens. He was chairman of the association’s 2006 CompuFest Youth Committee and has been an instructor at the BetterInvesting National Convention’s youth seminars. He is currently serving on BetterInvesting’s Web Advisory Committee.
Re-elected as officers of the organization were Bonnie Reyes, BetterInvesting president and COO, and Chris Dine, board secretary.
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Editor’s Note: For a photo of BetterInvesting Chairman Roger H. Ganser, please Click here. BetterInvesting is the brand identity of the National Association of Investors Corporation, a national, nonprofit association with members consisting of individual investors and investment clubs. Founded in 1951 and with headquarters in Madison Heights, Mich., BetterInvesting is considered the voice of the individual investor, as well as the pioneer of the modern investment club movement. BetterInvesting is dedicated to providing a sound program of investment education and information to help its members become successful long-term, lifetime investors