General Information

Brenda Johnson
Fool Since:
December 9 2012

Investing Basics

Investing Experience:
Risk Tolerance:
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

Apple, Marvell, Whole Foods
High tech, health and health care, water, raw material
Peter Lynch

Investing Expertise

My Area of Expertise:
Stock trading, ETFs
Greatest Investment:
Cisco in the 1990s
Worst Investment:
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


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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