A successful day trader for the past eight years, Ronald A. Whitham possesses more than a quarter century of experience in the financial services industry. Whitham has functioned as an independent contractor, brokering securities and futures and deriving 100% of his income from trading in world markets.Ronald A. Whitham possesses a Series 3 license for trading commodities, futures, and options, as well as a Series 7 securities license. Additionally, he holds a Series 24 General Securities Principal license and a Series 66 investment advisor certificate. He also holds a Bachelor of Science from Springfield College in Massachusetts.As an independent contractor with William G. Manning Co., Inc., Ronald A. Whitham built the Institutional Futures Brokerage division from its inception to a first-year profit of $3 million. Educating himself on the day-to-day activities within the busy brokerage, Whitham was promoted to the firm’s Technical Analyst position, responsible for the oversight of all in-house trading activity. Creating and maintaining his own retail clientele, Whitham bid on coverage for the Massachusetts Lottery, launching the company into a period of growth that would include the acquisition of 12 more state lottery accounts.Throughout his career, Ronald A. Whitham has contributed valuable time to his community as a coach and physical education instructor. Licensed to teach Kindergarten-12 physical education, he continues to work with Weymouth youth leagues in soccer, baseball, and basketball. He served as the Vice President of the South Shore Girls Basketball League from 2004 to 2009. Ronald A. Whitham is a member of the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials, Inc. (IAABO), a high school basketball official, and the former Physical Education Director for the Fall River YMCA.