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David C. Hartzell is the President and CEO of Buffalo, New York-based Cornell Capital Management. He is a graduate of the University of Utah, and more recently, of the State University at Buffalo School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Program. He has also studied at ...more


A Primer On Dividends
Investors track dividend-yielding stocks by examining a pair of ratios.
Is A Variable Annuity Right For Me?
For the casual observer, it sometimes seems that variable annuities are either “terrible” or “wonderful.”
Four Steps To Valuing An Estate
Determining the value of an estate is a fundamental first step in estate management and a critical requirement for settling a decedent’s estate.
Value Vs. Growth Investing
Over the past decade, as a whole, value stocks have not performed as well as growth stocks.
What Is A Roth 401(k)?
While many people are familiar with the benefits of traditional 401(k) plans, others are not as acquainted with Roth 401(k)s.
The Business Cycle
What has upswings and downturns, troughs, peaks, and plateaus? Though such terms could easily describe a roller coaster ride, they are also commonly used to describe the business cycle.


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Work Experience

President and CEO
Cornell Capital Management
January 1990 - Present (33 years 10 months)

Cornell Capital Management is a world-wide money management and hedge fund corporation.

Town of Clarence
January 2012 - December 2015 (4 years)
Sales and Marketing Manager
General Electric
June 1985 - December 1990 (5 years 7 months)

Responsible for all GE sales and marketing in the Western New York area.


University of Utah
Masters unfinished as of 4/1/2014.
1979 / 1980
Master of Business Administration/Public Administration (MBA /MPA), Private and Public Finance
University of Utah
BS, Psychology
1977 / 1979
Activities and Societies: David Hartzell BS’79 was an active student at the U, participating in the Honors program, student government(Chief Justice), College Republicans(President), Chess Club(President), intramural sports, College Bowl(finished 17th in the US), and the University of Utah Entrepreneurial Program.
Westminster College
NA, Business/Psychology
1975 / 1977
Activities and Societies: President, Student Business Association