Old Stock and Bond Certificates may still be valuable even if the stock no longer trades under the name printed on the certificate.
Bob Kerstein, CPA, CGMA is the CEO of our company. Bob has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1978. Bob is also a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), a member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants, Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He had worked as a Chief Financial Officer and in other capacities for both Public and non Publicly held companies prior to founding Scripophily.com and Old Company Research. He has more than 40 years’ experience in the communications and entertainment industries including Cellular, Satellite Communications, Internet Development, Cable TV, Motion Pictures and Professional Sports. He was also the founder of Encyberpedia an award winning Internet reference informational website, Sick.com a medical reference site, Happytrails.com an Internet search engine site, Voltage.com a web site development and hosting site, Cams2000.com (formally Windows2000.com) a popular and award winning Web Cam Site, and Y5B an award winning humor site about the year 5 Billion. He is also one of the founders of Angel Technologies.
Senior positions held by Kerstein include Cellular Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President at McCaw Cellular Corporation (Now AT&T Wireless), Chief Financial Officer at American Mobile Satellite Corporation, Chief Financial Officer at Falcon Cable TV, Director of Financial Reporting at Warner Brothers and Chief Information Officer at Orca Bay Sports and Entertainment (owners of the Vancouver Canucks and Grizzlies).
Bob is a Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, International Bond and Share Society and the Washington Historical and Autograph Certificate Organization. He began his Public Accounting career at Arthur Young and Company in their Beverly Hills Office.