Simpler Options Announces the Hiring of New Chief Derivatives Instructor

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Don Kaufman leaves TD Ameritrade® to join Simpler Options as the new Chief Derivatives Instructor

John F. Carter

John F. Carter

I've watched Don a lot on thinkorswim's swim lessons classes. I always respected his platform and trading knowledge and his ability to teach complex concepts in an enthusiastic and simplified manner.

Simpler Options, an established leader in Financial Information Publishing, today announced the hiring of Don Kaufman to the position of Chief Derivatives Instructor effective February 9, 2015.

With more than 17 years of industry experience, Mr. Kaufman will oversee firm wide strategy and deployment initiatives, while designing and executing upon innovative content in the financial education space. Additionally, Mr. Kaufman will directly manage and supervise all content providers, be a point of contact for business development, and various other critical responsibilities.

John Carter, CEO at Simpler Options, said the company is excited about Mr. Kaufman's decision to join Simpler Options.

"I've watched Don a lot on thinkorswim's® swim lessons classes. I always respected his platform and trading knowledge and his ability to teach complex concepts in an enthusiastic and simplified manner." said Carter. "At Simpler Options my main goal has always been to provide the best options education from the best people in the industry. I'm excited that Don has elected to join us in order to help us achieve that goal."

Prior to joining Simpler Options, Mr. Kaufman spent 6 years at TD Ameritrade® as Director of the Trader Group. At TD Ameritrade® Mr. Kaufman handled thinkorswim® content and client education which included the design, build, and execution of what has become the industry standard in financial education. He started his career at thinkorswim® in 2000 (acquired by TD Ameritrade® in 2009), where he served as chief derivatives instructor, helping the firm progress into the industry leader in retail options trading and investor education services.

More about Simpler Options

Founded in 2011, Simpler Options has helped 1,000s of traders around the world. The company's mission statement is "to provide useful and relevant information to help people achieve financial sovereignty". To learn more about Simpler Options, you should call 512-551-4150 or visit them online at http://www.SimplerOptions.com.

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