Frank A. Cappiello is President of a McCullough, Andrews & Cappiello, Inc., a large investment counseling firm with offices in San Francisco, CA and Baltimore, MD. He is one of the country's leading financial analysts. He is an expert on the national economy and a recognized authority on investments. His background in economics is extensive: formerly the Chief Investment Officer for an insurance holding company as well as Research Director of a major stock brokerage firm.
He helped found and served as a Director/Advisor to a successful venture capital fund and is also a founder and past director of a small business commercial bank, The Bank of Maryland which eventually became part of BB&T Corp, a $44 billion bank holding company.
He is the author of four books, one of which: Finding The Next Superstock went through eight printings and sold more than 95,000 copies. This book sets forth a blue-print for finding the Wal-Mart's and Microsoft's of the future.
Mr. Cappiello has been a faculty member at Johns Hopkins University and is currently Distinguished Visiting Professor of Finance at Loyola College in Maryland.
Frank Cappiello is best known to television viewers as a regular panelist of the PBS television series "Wall $treet Week With Louis Rukeyser". This nationally telecasted program was shown weekly on 250 stations with a viewing audience of nearly 3 million people. A panelist for 32 years, he was on the first show in November 1970 and on the last show, March 22, 2002. He is now a regular panelist on Mr. Rukeyser’s successor show: “Lou Rukeyser’s Wall Street” airing weekly on CNBC Fridays at 8:30 p.m. He has been a frequent guest on the ABC network television program, "Good Morning, America" as well as CN's "Money Line", CNN Financial's "Market Sweep," and CNBC.
He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and Harvard University's Graduate School of Business Administration.
Mr. Cappiello served in the Marine Corps as a Lieutenant in an automatic weapons battalion. He is a recipient of the Navy Combat Ribbon.