John Buckingham leads a team that scrutinizes more than 1000 stocks for money-management clients and newsletter subscribers. He is equally resolute in his management of Al Frank’s proprietary no-load equity mutual funds. Mr. Buckingham has been a part of Al Frank Asset Management since 1987 and is the company’s largest shareholder. He has served as the firm’s Director of Research since 1989 and Chief Portfolio Manager since 1990. Mr. Buckingham graduated magna cum laude from the University of Southern California in 1987 with a B.S. degree in computer science and a minor in business administration. His opinion is widely sought: he has appeared on numerous television and radio programs, is frequently interviewed by publications and conducts workshops at investment seminars.