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Gregory W. French

Owner and Managing Member

Mr. French has combined his many years of experience employed by Fortune 500 corporations with his decade long career in the financial investment industry to provide a foundation upon which to create OspreyCoast Funds, LLC. In the past decade he has invested countless hours of his personal time developing an investment system that is based on the time-honored academic and industry research proven discipline of Momentum Investing. Mr. French has designed, programmed and back-tested his investment strategies and built the supporting risk management investment system. He has created and programmed several of the technical indicators used to implement his Revelant Strength investment strategy. Before founding OspreyCoast Funds, he was employed as the Vice President of Marketing for an investment fund firm where he oversaw the development and implementation of new marketing programs and market research.

Greg is an accredited Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and is a candidate for the Level III exam for the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) accreditation. Mr. French began his financial career with Morgan Stanley as a financial advisor and has held the Series 7, Series 66, and Series 31 (Managed Futures) licenses along with Life and Health Insurance licenses. He has employed Technical Analysis in managing funds for his clients for over a decade.

Mr. French currently serves on several non-profit boards in the Hampton Roads, Virginia region. He currently serves as Treasurer for the Hampton Roads Innovation Collaborative, a regional 501(c)6 organization dedicated to advancing all technology, innovation and creativity in the region. He has served as Treasurer of the Future of Hampton Roads, a 32-year old regional "Think Tank" organization dedicated to furthering the economic growth and prosperity of the local region. He is Past Chair of the LEAD Hampton Roads leadership program.  He served as Treasurer for the Virginia Ballet Theater and as an Executive Board member for the Judeo-Christian Outreach Center in Virginia Beach, VA. Mr. French is a Native American (Cherokee) descendant and serves as a Tribal Councilman for the Appalachian Cherokee Nation Tribe. He is tasked with performing as the Government Liaison representative and is also leading the Strategic Planning Committee for the Tribe's non-profit 501(c)3 organization. In addition, he is a Trustee for the University of Virginia's McIntire School of Commerce.

Mr. French earned his Masters graduate degree from The George Washington University (M.B.A. in Finance and International Business) in Washington, DC. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia's prestigious McIntire School of Commerce (B.S. Commerce).