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Scott Kyle serves as the CEO/Chief Investment Officer for Coastwise Capital Group, a high-end money management firm named top La Jolla Financial Advisor in 2009 and Five Star Wealth Manager in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 . Investing in public and private companies for over 20 years, Mr. Kyle offers a solid combination of Wall Street analyst, public market, private equity, and hedge fund experience, invaluable when it comes to sophisticated and effective money management. During that time he has executed billions of dollars in securities trades/investments. Mr. Kyle has been using options strategies to hedge equity positions and to generate income since the early 1990s, while developing proprietary trading/investing models and techniques.

Mr. Kyle co-founded and was a principal source of early stage investment funding for the publicly traded The Active Network, Inc., (ACTV), named for three
consecutive years one of the fastest growing companies in North America by Inc Magazine and for four years one of the fastest growing companies in North
America by Deloitte & Touche (Fast 500). Mr. Kyle served as CFO and as Board of Director for Active from its founding in 1998 until 2002. Today, Active has over
3,000 employees worldwide.

In 1997, Mr. Kyle purchased an interest in and became CEO/Publisher of Triathlon Group North America, LLC, the parent company to the world's largest triathlon publication, Triathlete Magazine. Post acquisition, Mr. Kyle led a team for the subsequent year which returned the magazine to profitability. Mr. Kyle served on the company's Board of Directors until November 2003 when he sold his interest.

From 1993 - 1997, Mr. Kyle was the Publisher at Dearborn Trade and the Director of Dearborn's International Division. As Publisher, Mr. Kyle was responsible for managing a group of over 60 people and a budget in excess of five million dollars in sales. Mr. Kyle served on the parent company's Board of Directors from 1996 until the company was sold to the publicly traded Washington Post Company for over thirty-six million dollars in 1998.

From 1989 - 1991, Mr. Kyle was a Financial Analyst at Chemical Bank (now JP Morgan/Chase) where he conducted analysis and due diligence on Fortune 1000 Companies.

Mr. Kyle is the author of The Power Curve: Smart Investing Using Dividends, Options, and the Magic of Compounding. Additionally, Kyle is the creator of the Power 100® stock index. Read more about the book here.

Mr. Kyle holds Bachelor's degrees in Economics and International Relations from Tufts University (Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa), a General Course Degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics, and an MBA from Harvard University. Mr. Kyle is a two time world and nine time national champion in sailing, an Ironman triathlon finisher, and a 3rd degree black belt in Shaolin Kempo. As part of Coastwise's philanthropic efforts, Mr. Kyle founded the Coastwise Prize® for Investing Excellence, an annual scholarship prize for high school students. Additionally he created the Coastwise Mile®, an annual running event and festival benefiting the San Diego Humane Society and SPCA as well as the Scripps Park Project. Mr. Kyle lives with his family in La Jolla, California, has served as a Board of Director on over fifteen companies and non-profit organizations, and acts as Board Trustee for The Children's School.

 

 

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