Organizational Strengths

 

  • Well established California non-profit public benefit corporation
    • Nationally recognized and respected
    • Over 13 years – Last 6+ years as a non-profit corporation
  • Open forum for all option traders
    • Diversified option trading skill levels (full and part-time traders, from various trading courses, students and participants working with professional coaches and money managers, to novices)
    • Many participants are cross-involved in other Bay Area platform user groups
  • Established and regularly scheduled monthly meetings open to the general public
    • Over 700 confirmed names on contact list … 30-80 members/monthly meeting
    • Meeting dates made available via other Bay Area groups
    • 4 years at Sunnyvale Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (BPOE Lodge #2128)
  • Funded by voluntary attendee contributions
    • Voluntary $10 per monthly meeting contribution request
    • Annual budget about $5,000 to $7,000 per year
  • Providing quality education content from within and through outside relationships
    • Maintain special relationships with many nationally known subject matter experts
    • Cooperative links with other Bay Area organizations such as Technical Securities Analysis Association (TSAASF) San Francisco, AAII local chapters, and other Northern California option groups
  • SVOG website – Currently developing a website to promote SVOG goals and provide quality information about past and future meetings, in addition to references to other educational sites
  • Continually striving to help traders master the financial markets and themselves