The Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Southridge Capital, Stephen M. Hicks, has spent over thirty years as an entrepreneur, steadily building his resume as one of the country’s premier investors. In 1996, while working for a small hedge fund in the New York City area, Mr. Hicks was given the unique opportunity to create his own firm. At the time, the principle of the firm that he worked for, intended to relocate to his native Australia, and with his approval, Mr. Hicks launched his own hedge firm, while still handling the day-to-day responsibilities of his employer. Today, as the head of Southridge Capital, he spends the majority of his time planning for the future, while still ensuring that the short-term target goals of the company remain on schedule. For more details visit LinkedIn.
Stephen M. Hicks graduated from Kings College, located in Briarcliff, New York, where he majored in Business Administration. From there, he would enroll in Fordham University, garnering an MBA. As an entrepreneur, the success of Mr. Hicks’ company is largely a result of his uncanny ability to navigate the volatile terrain, while also remaining productive each day. He generally begins with an analysis of the company’s current portfolio, ensuring that each investment is on target, before utilizing trusted resources to seek out new investment opportunities that will help to grow Southridge as a whole. In order to bring his ideas to fruition, he typically relies on his 30 years of accrued experience. This experience has helped to solidify the reputation of Southridge Capital, making it easy for potential clients to seek out and acquire their services.
When searching for new opportunities, Stephen M. Hicks often utilizes news outlets such as the Wall Street Journal Online, Quotestream, and OTC markets. While there are a number of budding sectors that have garnered his attention, recently, Mr. Hicks has been placing more emphasis on the future of cryptocurrency, as well as marijuana. He believes that the potential for growth in these two sectors is virtually immeasurable, due to their fluidity and vast interest around the board. You can visit their Facebook page.