Tom Dorsey is the co-founder of Dorsey, Wright & Associates. Prior to founding the firm in January 1987, originally as an option strategy firm, Mr. Dorsey managed the options strategy department at Wheat, First Securities. After the October 1987 stock market crash, Mr. Dorsey changed the firm’s focus to equity technical analysis research, primarily because any option strategy must begin with researching the underlying stock.
Mr. Dorsey has over 40 years of experience in the financial services business. He is an expert in the Point & Figure methodology of technical analysis, and an educator and published author of multiple books on the subject. He is also an award-winning speaker, and has addressed audiences globally on topics related to the stock market, technical analysis, and relative strength investing. He has been a regular guest on business television, including CNBC, Bloomberg, and Fox News.
Mr. Dorsey holds dual B.S. degrees in business administration and economics from the Virginia Commonwealth University. Mr. Dorsey began his career in the investment industry in 1974.