Cody Tafel, CMT, CAIA is a Senior Equity Trader for a multi-billion dollar Richmond, Virginia based registered investment advisor. He serves as President of the MTA Educational Foundation and has taught technical analysis in the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond, as well as guest lectured at Penn State University and the University of Virginia.

Cody was previously the Director of Trading for Rapidan Capital LLC and also the head trader for Shockoe Capital Partners, a long/short equity hedge fund where he managed proprietary capital and began developing systematic trading programs.

Cody studied the Turtle Trading Method with an Original Turtle in 2005, and is a member of the Market Technicians Association and the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association. He earned his CMT designation in 2007 and CAIA designation in 2013, and holds a BA in economics from the University of Virginia.