Kevin DeMeritt - Founder and Chairman
With his roots in international banking, Kevin DeMeritt has consistently demonstrated an uncanny ability to anticipate financial trends and help investors profit accordingly. A respected analyst, a sought-after financial expert, and a celebrated author, his book The Bulls, The Bears and The Bust, reviewed by the Associated Press, predicted the market crash of 2001 and the ensuing rise of gold as a safe haven investment.
As the Founder of Lear Capital, DeMeritt's knowledge of economic cycles, financial trends, sovereign debt, and diversification strategies has helped to establish Lear as one of the most highly respected and routinely endorsed precious metals companies in the country. Relying on his 20 years of experience with investment quality gold, DeMeritt has helped thousands of investors capitalize on economic booms and protect their savings during financial downturns.
Mr. DeMeritt regularly shares his views on talk radio and is a veteran of over 1,000 interviews, discussing the benefits of tangible assets, the perils of Wall Street volatility, the need for diversified holdings, the ramifications of US debt, and what may be in store for investors in the coming fiscal year.
Scott Carter - Chief Executive Officer
With a background in commercial insurance, financial services and retail precious metal sales, Scott Carter is uniquely qualified to address the benefits of holding physical financial assets. Carter is a leading advocate for acquiring gold and silver as a hedge against collapsing currencies, soaring global debt, and political and economic tensions around the world.
With an MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management and executive tenures at Goldline International and Allstate Insurance, Mr. Carter is an economic theorist, an investment specialist, and an authority on precious metals. Carter is also a popular talk show guest with appearances on Bloomberg Businessweek, CBS Market Watch, Fox Business News, The National Post, Forbes, and Investors.com.
At the helm of Lear Capital, Carter has further advanced Lear's reputation as a world class seller of gold, silver, platinum and palladium offering consumers credible options to paper-backed investments. Leading the charge for establishing long-term financial security, Carter and Lear Capital offer investors the diversification, liquidity, safe harbor, and economic freedom of tangible financial assets like gold and silver.
**The statements made in this website are opinions and past performance is no indication of future performance or returns. Precious metals, like all investments, carry risk. Precious metals and coins may appreciate, depreciate, or stay the same depending on a variety of factors. LCI cannot guarantee, and makes no representation, that any metals purchased will appreciate at all or appreciate sufficiently to make customers a profit. The decision to purchase or sell precious metals, and which precious metals to purchase or sell, are the customer's decision alone, and purchases and sales should be made subject to the customer's own research, prudence and judgment.