Stuart’s Resume

Work Experience/1989-Present

Stuart Weiss Business Writing, Inc.

1. Mutual funds & investment firms. Stock and bond commentaries for American Century, Fidelity, Wells Fargo and about 50 other mutual fund/investment firms. Annual reports for banks.

2. Public companies. Annual reports for Celestial Seasonings, Mobil Oil, Northwest Natural and U.S. Bancorp.

3. Textbook publishers. Real-world features for accounting and finance books published by John Wiley & Sons, McGraw-Hill and South-Western Publishing.

4. Magazine/newspapers. By-lined articles for Business Week,, Investment Advisor and Investor’s Business Daily as well as ghost-writing for trade journals.

5. Podcasts. Produce Internet audio segments for financial professionals.

Other Activities

1. Treasurer, Summit Properties, a family business that purchases and manages industrial property. Duties include reviewing the company’s monthly financial statements, managing a stock portfolio and analyzing real estate acquisitions..

2. CPA/ABV. Accredited in Business Valuation by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Member of the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts. Editorial Consultant, The Value Examiner magazine.

3. Finance Instructor, University of Portland. Judge/business plan competition, 2002-2003.

4. Producer, “Northwest Business Stories,” a radio show airing on 20 stations, 1991-1998.

5. Writing Teacher. Writing skills for high school students including preparation for the new S.A.T. Writing Section, 2005-Present. Writing Instructor, Saturday Academy, Portland State Univ., Fall 2005.

Work Experience/ 1977-1989

1. Analyst, Oppenheimer & Co., New York. 1987-1989.

2. Writer, Business Week Magazine, New York. Covered tax and finance, 1982-1987.

3. Instructor, Portland State University, U. of Portland and Lewis & Clark College, 1979-1982.

4. Producer “Oregon News Brief,” a radio program sponsored by Safeway, 1979-1984.

5. CPA Certificate, State of Oregon. Ernst & Young (formerly Arthur Young & Co.), 1977-1979.

Formal Education/1970-1977 

1. MBA, Stanford University, 1977. Concentration in accounting/finance.

2. MS, Stanford University, 1977. Concentration in medical economics.

3. BA, UCLA, 1974, Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude.