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Published on by on March 9, 2009 | Updated September 30, 2014

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The Team

Michael Johnston

Michael Johnston Co-Founder and Senior Analyst

michael.johnston @ mitremedia.com

As ETFdb’s Senior Analyst, Michael is responsible for oversight of ETFdb’s daily newsletter and news articles. Michael regularly contributes articles to Seeking Alpha, and several of his columns have been featured as “Editors’ Picks.” Michael has also appeared on Business News Network’s The Close program and has been quoted by Kiplinger.com. Michael received a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Notre Dame and has completed the exam portion of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program.

Stoyan Bojinov

Stoyan Bojinov ETF Analyst

stoyan.bojinov @ mitremedia.com

Stoyan Bojinov is an ETF writer for ETFdb.com, where he contributes articles and analysis on a daily basis. Stoyan graduated from DePaul University with a bachelor’s degree in finance and joined the ETFdb team in 2011 where he has become an influential voice in the industry. He is responsible for constructing and maintaining ETFdb’s lineup of all-ETF model portfolios as well as publishing premium content, including ETFdb’s monthly ETF Edge Newsletter, and the twice weekly ETF Insider column. Stoyan’s work has also been highlighted in a number of prominent financial publications, including Barron’s and Financial Advisor Magazine. His interests include technical analysis, swing trading, and commodities.

Daniela Pylypczak

Daniela Pylypczak-Wasylyszyn ETF Analyst

daniela.pylypczak @ mitremedia.com

Daniela Pylypczak-Wasylyszyn is an analyst and writer for ETFdb.com, where she contributes articles and analysis each week. Since joining the team in 2011, Daniela has quickly grown to be one of the most widely-followed authors in the industry. Her articles are syndicated on a number of online publications, including Financial Advisor Magazine, Fidelity.com, and Yahoo! Finance. Daniela graduated from DePaul University with a bachelor’s degree in finance and economics, as well as a minor in theoretical and computational physics.

Jared Cummans

Jared Cummans ETF Analyst

jared.cummans @ mitremedia.com

Jared Cummans is an ETF Writer for ETFdb.com, where he contributes on a daily basis. Jared’s articles have been featured in a number of financial publications, including Barron’s and The Wall Street Journal. He joined the ETFdb team in 2010 and has quickly grown to be one of the most influential authors in the industry. His ETF interests include dividend products as well as the leveraged/inverse space. Jared is also the head writer for CommodityHQ.com, a fast-growing web site covering all aspects of commodity investing. Jared graduated from DePaul University with a degree in finance and currently lives in Chicago.

Mike Deane

Mike Deane Editor

mike.deane @ mitremedia.com

Mike Deane is an editor with Mitre Media and the former Senior Editor of Investopedia.com. He graduated from McGill University with a degree in English Literature and Economics. His work has been featured on MSN, Forbes, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Globe and Mail, and Yahoo, among others.

Shauna O'Brien

Shauna O’Brien Analyst

shauna.o’brien @ mitremedia.com

Shauna has been an Analyst for Mitre Media Corp since 2012, where she has written for Dividend.com and MutualFunds.com. She graduated in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in International Business and is a current MBA student.