WHO WE ARE
We are the leading industry experts who’ve held senior positions at some of the largest Retail Firms in the United States. Patriot Gold Group can provide clients and new Retail Investors with the most competitive pricing on Gold & Silver, Platinum and Palladium trimming the multiple layers of executives, minority and majority investors and work DIRECTLY with you.
Jack Hanney, Senior Partner
Jack Hanney has been in the markets for 20+ years and is widely heralded as an expert in his field. Born and growing up in Westchester County, NY where his father was a successful politician and owner of an Insurance Brokerage Firm. Jack began subscribing to The Wall Street Journal at the age of 14 and moved to California in his early 20’s to study under William O’Neill, the single most successful investor in the history of the markets, founder of… Investor’s Business Daily and author of How to Make Money in stocks. Jack went on to be the General Manager and Director of Sales at several algorithmic automated trading companies trading the futures and commodities markets working with Introducing Brokers out of Chicago, Geneva and NYC. Jack was recruited by several tech startups and made a name for himself at Infosearch Media, Virutmundo and The Design People before returning to Finance. Jack passed on Morgan Stanley and other reputable, prestigious Brokerage firms to be a CFP in their Wealth Management Divisions and opted for a position as Senior Executive Trader with MG Private Client Services where he spent 4 years 2010-2014. JackHanney has spent the last two years as Director of Trading, Executive Vice President of WDM overseeing the Retail Division.
Jack passed on Morgan Stanley and other reputable, prestigious Brokerage firms to be a CFP in their Wealth Management Divisions and opted for a position as Senior Executive Trader with MG Private Client Services where he spent 4 years 2010-2014. JackHanney has spent the last two years as Director of Trading, Executive Vice President of Wholesale Direct Metals overseeing the Retail Division. Jack resides in Los Angeles, California where he is the proud father of his two daughters, Kate age 9 and Luna age 17. Jack has written over 140M in business and trades maintaining outstanding relationships with his clients that he refers to as dear friends and family and now … welcoming them to The Patriot Gold Group family of investors.
Mike Celano, Senior Partner
Mike Celano grew up the son of a Fortune 500 CEO whose employment and position took he and his family all over the world living in NYC, Hong Kong, Malaysia to Monterrey Mexico. It was this upbringing that gave Mike the knowledge and tangible experiences of economic discrepancies, the macroeconomic climate, GDP, currencies and economies globally. Mike excelled in athletics and academics and played football in college and afterwards went on to executive management at Costco the world’s 2nd largest retailer behind Wal Mart. Mike then went on to study under William O’Neill amongst the most successful stockbrokers in the history of the Stock Market, founder of Investor’s Business Daily (IBD) & Author of “How to Make Money in Stocks”.
Mike went on to be the GM and Director of Sales and Private Client Services at one of America’s largest precious metals firms. Later he was recruited by AB and then as Director of Trading at WDM. Given Mike’s personal experience living abroad, studying under William O’Neill and then intensive experience in the Precious Metals market Mike has positioned himself as an invaluable asset not only to PATRIOT Gold Group but more importantly to those clients he services. As he develops relationships with high networth clients and family investors alike he has focused on assisting them achieve and realize their financial objectives.
Frank Johnson, Director of Retirement Solutions
As a Senior Portfolio Manager, Frank Johnson brings his thirteen years experience in IRA diversification to Patriot Gold Group. He has held upper-level management positions with some of the nation’s largest retail precious metals firms.
Frank’s vast knowledge of the markets and dynamic background makes him a retirement solutions specialist.
Raised and educated in Central Florida, he has enjoyed the last twenty years in California with his wife Madeleine and daughter Sky Yvonne.
Andrew Clay, Wealth Preservation, Strategic Diversification Portfolio Manager
With an Ivy League pedigree Andy Clay started his career in finance in 2000 under William O’Neill, founder of Investor’s Business Daily. As a highly decorated Former Marine and Member of the Elite 2d Force Reconnaissance Company Andy served under Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North in Nicaragua as well as crossing Muammar Gadaffi’s “Line of Death” in the Gulf of Sidra in 1986.
In 2008 Andy and his team raised venture capital and developed the cutting edge technology platform that is used in the Four Seasons Hotel chain to deliver in-room fitness as well as other concierge services to guests. He has held upper level management positions at several of the most recognizable retail firms in precious metals and currently manages an extensive portfolio. Andy lives in Santa Monica with his wife Stacy, and his sons Davin, Mason, Daughter Fiona, and their most recent family member Australian Labradoodle Maisy.
WHAT IS INVESTOR DIRECT PRICING?
Investor Direct Pricing is more Gold & more Silver for your dollar. Precious Metals are a vital component of any properly diversified portfolio. In today’s market with Fed intervention, central banks radical monetary experiments, outrageous equity valuations and geopolitical strife, Patriot Gold Group has never before seen such a Perfect Storm brewing for Precious Metals. As important as Investor Direct Pricing is the three decades of expertise, knowledge and experience you can only get from Patriot Gold Group, call today and see how we can assist you in achieving financial security & freedom.