Dario Michalek is partner and Chief Investment Officer of Soaring Pelican and has approximately twenty five years investing experience in stock, options and futures markets and has developed multiple trading strategies based on extensive market behavioral research. He formed Neptune Investing in 2005 and managed client accounts until joining forces with Soaring Pelican in June 2019.
From November 2002 to May 2007 he served as head analyst for Vision Investing Group, LLC a financial newsletter publisher that provides trading education, training and research. Mr. Michalek prepared in-depth analysis reports on S&P 500 and NASDAQ 100 stocks for individual and institutional clients. From August 1999 until October 2002 Mr. Michalek was employed by Mapleton Capital Management, LLC a prop-trading house that developed trading strategies and conducted trade research. Mr. Michalek was hired to perform research on trading systems and tested thousands of ideas both with computers and manually.
Mr. Michalek is a Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA), holds a Series 65 designation. Mr. Michalek resides in Utah with his wife Lori and their six children. He is an avid chess player and a practitioner of the Martial Arts. When he is not trading or doing research he enjoys spending time with his family and working out.