Michael Metz joined Oppenheimer in 1969 as an analyst, and soon moved to the equity-trading desk where he supported the firm’s block trading activities, an area that Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. helped pioneer. Mr. Metz became the Chief Investment Strategist for Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. in 1990. In that position, he is primarily responsible for advising entrepreneurial, retail and institutional investors and brokers on investment strategy and portfolio selection. He also actively managed investment partnerships for some of the firm’s high net-worth clients and was the investment decision maker on several investment partnerships for affluent clients in the U.S. and abroad. Mr. Metz received a B.A. from Dartmouth College, an L.L.B. from Harvard Law School and an L.L.M. from New York University Law School, and served in the United States Navy as a trial lawyer. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc., through its principal subsidiaries, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. and Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc., is a U.S. financial services company offering a full range of financial products and services in the U.S. and in foreign jurisdictions.