About the Author
Richard Lehman is a Finance Instructor at UC Berkeley Extension and a Vice President in the Wealth Management group at Mechanics Bank in Richmond, California. His financial career spans more than thirty years beginning with an eleven year stint on Wall Street with EF Hutton, Thomson McKinnon and the New York Stock Exchange.
An authority on options, Rick was named Top Broker in the US Trading Championships – Option Division in the 1980s and assisted in the launch of two closed end mutual funds specializing in covered call writing. Rick’s first book with coauthor Lawrence McMillan was “New Insights on Covered Call Writing – the powerful technique that lowers risk and enhances returns in stock investing”, published by Bloomberg Press in 2003.
Concentrating now on technical analysis and behavioral finance, Rick’s latest book “Far From Random” draws a link between these two disciplines, creating an entirely new avenue of opportunities to employ behavioral factors in trading and long term investment management. Rick holds a BS in Management Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy New York and an MBA from the State University of New York at Albany.