About Andre Ratkai, CFA
InvestAcademy is taught by Andre Ratkai, CFA who is the President and Chief Investment Officer of Praxis Advisory Group, Inc., an independent investment advisor founded in 1992.
Andre developed the class in response to the clear need for objective investor education. Frustrated by individuals and families feeling they have no control over their investments, he created this class.
In addition to teaching InvestAcademy, Andre Ratkai, CFA is the President and Chief Investment Officer of Praxis Advisory Group, Inc. Praxis provides portfolio management and asset allocation strategies for individuals, families, and retirees.
Prior to offering Praxis Advisory Group’s services in 1992, Mr. Ratkai served for four years as portfolio manager for Alpine Capital Management Corp., a Denver-based registered investment advisor. He was a member of Alpine’s investment team that was responsible for more than $100 million of managed stock, bond, and mutual fund accounts.
The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation was awarded to Mr. Ratkai in 1990. The CFA designation requires the completion of a rigorous three-year study program covering securities regulation, ethical and professional standards, equity and fixed-income analysis, portfolio management, economics, financial accounting and statistical techniques. Currently, there are about 55,000 CFAs in the United States, and 100,000 worldwide.