Richard Lehman is the principal of Lehman Investment Advisors, USA, an advisory firm specializing in option writing strategies. The firm offers money management and an online advisory service at www.coveredwriter.com. Mr. Lehman has more than twenty-five years experience as a Wall Street derivatives specialist, having held executive positions involving options marketing and sales activities at EF Hutton, Thomson McKinnon Securities, and the boutique investment firm, First Saxonia Securities. While at Hutton, he marketed options to 1,000 sales reps in the Atlantic region along with managing retail investment accounts for option clients, and was named “top broker” in an independent national option trading championship. As a marketing executive for the New York Stock Exchange in the early 1980s, he explored plans for trading of options and futures on the NYSE and edited and produced a 200-page market research study on public attitudes toward investing. Mr Lehman holds a B.S. degree in management engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an M.B.A. in marketing from the State University of New York at Albany. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.