Joseph Badal


Prior to a long finance career, including serving as a senior executive and board member of a NYSE-listed company, Joseph Badal served for six years as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army in critical, highly classified positions in the U.S. and overseas, including tours of duty in Greece and Vietnam. He earned numerous military decorations.
He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in International Finance (Temple University) and Business Administration (University of New Mexico). He graduated from the Defense Language Institute, West Coast, and from Stanford University Law School’s Director College.
Joe now serves on the boards of several companies.
He has had six suspense novels published, including “The Lone Wolf Agenda,” which was released in 2013, and which was named the top Mystery/Thriller novel in the 2013 New Mexico/Arizona Book Awards competition. His next novel, “Ultimate Betrayal,” will be released in April 2014. He also writes a monthly blog titled Everyday Heroes, and has written short stories published in the “Uncommon Assassins” and “Someone Wicked” anthologies.
Joe has written dozens of articles that have been published in various business and trade journals and is a frequent speaker at business, civic, and writers’ events.

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Shell Game
A financial thriller using the economic environment created by the capital markets meltdown as the backdrop for a hair-raising tale. Badal weaves an intricate story about how a family and its business are put into jeopardy through heavy-handed rules set down by federal banking regulators, and by the actions of a sociopath in league with a corrupt bank regulator.

The Lone Wolf Agenda
As close to the real world of spies and soldiers as a reader can find. This 4th book in the Danforth Saga brings Bob Danforth out of retirement to hunt down lone wolf terrorists bent on destroying America’s oil infrastructure. “The Lone Wolf Agenda” pairs Danforth with his son Michael, a senior DELTA Force officer, as they combat an OPEC-supported terrorist group allied with a drug cartel. This story will chill readers as they discover that nothing, no matter how diabolical, is impossible.


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