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David B. Anderson is currently Senior Vice President of Financial Counselors, Inc. (FCI), a position he has held since April, 2006. He still publishes his popular newsletter, which can be found at the FCI web site.

Until they were bought out by M & I bank, Anderson was President of Gold Investment Advisors and Senior Vice President of Investments for Gold Financial Services, the umbrella organization for three Gold Banc subsidiaries:  Gold Trust Company, Gold Capital Management, and Gold Investment Advisors.  Anderson joined Gold Financial Services in April 2000.

Prior to joining Gold Financial Services, Anderson worked for 22 years at UMB Investment Advisors, the last ten of which were in charge of the Trust Investment division, which managed $14 billion of discretionary assets.  He was instrumental in the founding of the UMB Scout family of no-load mutual funds, which grew to over $1 billion under his direction.  Additionally, Anderson managed the UMB Scout Stock and Regional Equity Funds.  Anderson also served as Senior Vice President of Commerce Trust Company for four years.  In the early 70's he was a sell side analyst for H.O. Peet & Co, (later Paine Webber), focusing on regionally headquartered public companies.  He began his financial career with Farmland Industries in 1969.

Anderson received a B.S. degree in economics from the University of Missouri at Columbia and a M.A. in finance from Central Missouri State University.