Richard Lackey, Jr
Global Food Exchange™, Founder & CEO
Richard Lackey is the founder of the Global Food Exchange™, a for-profit company uniquely designed to provide benevolent and long-term sustainable solutions for the provision of critical post-disaster supplies. A serial entrep reneur with a unique background that includes several years in emergency medical response and medical missions as well as almost three decades as an active trader and fund manager, Richard has appeared as an expert in the field in magazines, and on radio and television. He has held eight different securities licenses spanning equity, options, and futures markets, and has served as the managing director for five private funds.
Richard’s expertise in emergency response management and his perceptions of the inefficiencies of disaster response led him to join with a world-class team of experts to create the Global Food Exchange™. The goal of the Global Food Exchange™ is to establish the world’s most valuable commodities as the world’s newest and potentially safest asset class. Richard is also passionate about utilizing the Global Food Exchange™ as a solution for the inefficiencies that have existed in getting critical supplies to disaster victims.
Richard has authored three books on technical analysis and investment management and regularly consults with startup companies seeking innovative solutions, marketing direction, or board leadership.
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Radical Response: Free Market Solutions to Global Crises
by Richard Lackey, Jr
How do we feed 50% more people by 2050 with an expectation for that food to be grown by millions of small farmers who themselves live in poverty? The answer is not in a single product or even a system, but in an ecosystem that brings together public and private, governmental and non-governmental agencies around the world. The solution already exists. We only need to put the pieces in order.
Radical Response Free Market Solutions to Global Crises
by Richard Lackey, Jr
Radical Response confronts the problem of human survival through a bold new perspective. Authors Richard Lackey and Thom Garlock carefully survey the landscape of disaster relief, agriculture, aid and philanthropy, weigh the pros and cons of traditional approaches, and take stock of new technologies that are available to us for the first time in our history.
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