Michael Garofalo joined APMEX Inc., in 2008 and has served as Vice President of the Company, and more recently as Vice President of Business Development. He has more than 30 years of experience in the precious metal and rare coin markets.
Before joining APMEX, Mr. Garofalo was President of Securities Research Company, the oldest stock charting firm in the United States. He also served as the Chief Technology Officer for Babson-United Investment Advisors, Inc., an investment advisory firm. Previously, Mr. Garofalo was the owner and operator of a company engaged in the precious metals and rare coins business for 12 years. There, he purchased and sold many millions of dollars worth of these items.
Mr. Garofalo is a member of the International Precious Metals Institute, an international association of producers, refiners, fabricators, scientists, financial institutions and merchants in the precious metals markets. Since 1986, he has also been a Life Member of the American Numismatic Association, the largest and most-respected numismatic organization in the world.