Salem, MA (PRWEB) August 17, 2012
Gary M. Coon, a resident of Andover, Massachusetts, has been named Managing Director of Major League Investments, Inc., a family office serving professional athletes, celebrities, media personalities, executives, entrepreneurs, elected officials & affluent families. The company, headquartered in Salem, Massachusetts, was founded in 1996 by Michael S. Finer, CEO. In his capacity as Managing Director, Mr. Coon leads expansion of the firm’s practice providing VIP Investment Advisor and Celebrity CFO services to executives transitioning to new firms, senior executives at technology startups, political candidates/elected officials, and professional athletes. Mr. Coon can be reached at gary.coon(at)majorleagueinvest(dot)com and http://www.linkedin.com/in/garycoon
Gary M. Coon brings to Major League Investments over 20 years leadership experience in business and government. Mr. Coon served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives, where he was elected by his colleagues to serve as Assistant Minority Whip, a member of the legislative leadership. Coon served on the Committees on Commerce and Labor, Taxation, and the prestigious Ways & Means Committee. During his time in office, Coon was a leader in successful efforts to reduce capital gains taxes, triple the investment tax credit, establish a single sales factor for manufacturers, reform workers compensation and unemployment insurance, open regional economic development centers, and other pro-economic growth legislation. Coon also served as Chief of Staff of a major state government agency (the Registry of Motor Vehicles) and as Executive Director of the Massachusetts Republican Party.
Mr. Coon has a background in the venture capital industry as a research analyst with Venture Economics and as an investment analyst for Zero Stage Capital, an early stage, high-technology venture capital firm in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Mr. Coon received his Bachelor’s degree from Babson College, where he majored in Investments & Entrepreneurial Studies. He also earned his MBA, cum laude, from Babson College.
Mr. Coon has served as a Board Director of Creative Living, Inc., a Founding Member of the Service Club of Andover, and an Ex-Officio Director of the Merrimack Valley Regional Employment Board. Coon is a resident of Andover, Massachusetts, where he was honored for his contributions to the community as the recipient of Andover’s Distinguished Citizen Award for 1996. He is an ardent fan of the Boston sports teams, particularly the Boston Red Sox, and helps promote the philanthropic initiatives of professional athletes and sports teams via http://www.BayStateSports.com
About Major League Investments, Inc.
Major League Investments, Inc. is a fee-only family office that specializes in providing VIP Investment Advisor and Celebrity CFO services to professional athletes, celebrities, media personalities, executives, entrepreneurs, elected officials & affluent families. The company, founded in 1996 by Michael S. Finer, CEO, is headquartered in Salem, Massachusetts. Michael Finer, CEO and Gary Coon, Managing Director are available for interviews about the economy, investments, and the impact of global & political events on the financial markets.
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