General Information

Name:
Brenda Johnson
Fool Since:
December 9 2012

Investing Basics

Investing Experience:
Medium
Risk Tolerance:
Medium
Investing Style:
Motley (i.e. Anything goes!)
Portfolio Size:
Large (12 or more Stocks)
Types of Investments:
I love stocks ETFs, and mutual funds
Stocks I Own:
Cisco, Coca-Cola, Family Dollar Store, Sony, Marvell, Apple, PHO, Whole Foods,ARQL,ATVI,BKCC,BZF,

Investing Favorites

Stocks:
Apple, Marvell, Whole Foods
Industries:
High tech, health and health care, water, raw material
Magazines:
Kiplinger
People:
Peter Lynch

Investing Expertise

My Area of Expertise:
Stock trading, ETFs
Greatest Investment:
Cisco in the 1990s
Worst Investment:
Enron
Money I Manage:
I manage a $15K initial investment portfolio for my husband. So far, I have a 12% return.

Education And Work Information

School(s) Attended
Northwestern University - BS Materials Science Santa Clara University - MSEE Heriott-Watt University - Edinburgh Business School - MBA Finance
Job Title
Business Development Manager
Company / Organization
Cisco Systems Advanced Services
Former Jobs
VP Business Development Packet Island, Global Accounts Sales Manager for DEC

Interests

Personal Quote:
'Your attitude, not your aptitude, determines your altitude" - Zig Ziglar
My Interests:
Working with my hands, writing, and playing in the snow makes me a happy girl. I love to sew, knit, garden, play jazz trumpet, sing, write just about anything, and ski.
Person(s) I'd Like To Meet:
Abraham Lincoln, Tony Robbins, John McCain, Hilary Clinton, Steven Covey, Andrew Carnegie
Favorite Restaurants or Foods:
Thai food, The Elephant Bar, The Fish Market, Legal Seafood in Boston, Hugo's Cellar in Las Vegas
Favorite Vacation Spots:
Phuket, Thailand, Paris, France, Scotland, the Caribbean, Disneyworld
Favorite Sports or Teams:
SF 49'ers, SF Giants, Pittsburgh Steelers, Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Browns
Favorite Movies:
Pearl Harbor, Ghost, Casablanca, the X-Files Movie, all the Star Wars movies
Favorite Board Games:
Sorry, SmartAss, Life, Clue
Favorite Video Games:
World of Warcraft
Favorite Music or Musicians:
All jazz, John Worley, Freddy Hubbard, Tom Harrelll, Diane Schuur, Louis Armstrong, Rush, Led Zepplin, YES
Book Currently Reading:
How to Win Any Negotiation - Robert Mayer

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