Nominee: Tom Coughlin, CEO Kinesis Money and Allocated Bullion Exchange (ABX)
Tom has worked in the bullion and funds management industries for nearly 20 years. According to his biography on Kinesis.Money, “Thomas has dedicated a significant part of his career working collaboratively to build the complex systems of a cross-border international bullion market with an extensive global network of central bankers, brokers, fund managers and advisers.” Kinesis’ innovation to (re)tie currency to physical gold and silver backing is disrupting banking, precious metals, and cryptocurrency all at once in the best way while sharing the yields with their customers. Tom and co. have been early and generous supporters of Citizens for Sound Money and we appreciate our partnership!
Nominee: Willem Middelkoop, Commodity Discovery Fund
According to the fan who nominated him, “Willem Middelkoop has been sharing his knowledge and analyses on sound money for many years, raising awareness to many people via his books and interviews.” He currently serves as Chairman of the Management team at Commodity Discovery Fund, but has been investing in raw materials companies since 2005. Willem is described as a pioneer in “Discovery Investments”. In addition to his 7 books on financial markets, Willem serves on the Advisory Board fir London monetary think tank OMFIF and is founder and major shareholder in Commodity Discovery Management BV.
Nominee: Mike Maloney, goldsilver.com
YouTube: GoldSilver (w/Mike Maloney)
What hasn’t Mike Maloney done in precious metals and investing? At 23 years old, he founded Michael Maloney & Associates, his first sales firm. He is an award-winning high-end stereo equipment designer and manufacturer. In 2005, Mike founded goldsilver.com and released his book Guide to Investing in Gold and Silver: Protect Your Financial Future in 2015. For more than a decade, he has traveled the world providing insights on economics to tens of thousands of people. He can be found on his GoldSilver YouTube channel 1-2 times a week providing analysis and entertainment to sound money fans.