Cody Tafel, CMT, CAIA, Chapter Executive

Senior Equity Trader, TSW LLC, Richmond, Virginia

J. Cody Tafel, CMT, CAIA is the Senior Equity Trader for TSW LLC in Richmond, VA, and serves on the Board of Directors as the Past President of the Technical Analysis Educational Foundation (TAEF).  He was an Adjunct Instructor of Technical Analysis in the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond, and has lectured at Penn State University, the University of Virginia and CMT Association conferences.

Cody was previously the Director of Trading for Rapidan Capital LLC and also the Head Trader for Shockoe Capital Partners, a long/short equity hedge fund where he managed proprietary capital and developed systematic trading programs. 

Cody studied the Turtle Trading Method with an Original Turtle in 2005, and contributed technical analysis commentary as an online author for the Emmy award-winning Web site Minyanville and Investing.com.  He earned his CMT designation in 2007, CAIA in 2013, and holds a BA in Economics from the University of Virginia.