JIM TRIPPON, CPA
Editor-in-Chief of China Stock Digest
Jim Trippon is America’s foremost authority on China investing, using proven investing techniques and principles. As a former forensic CPA, Jim has often utilized his expertise in scrutinizing financial statements as an expert witness in several trials against major U.S. corporations. Jim brings this same attention to financial data when analyzing companies in China. He has been investing in China’s financial markets for years. His team of financial journalists is based in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Taipei, and Beijing. Jim serves as Editor-in-Chief of China Stock Digest, from its offices in Hong Kong and Houston, TX.
Over the course of his career, Jim has become nationally recognized as one of America’s top financial advisors for millionaires. Through his thriving asset management practice, Trippon has advised hundreds of millionaires on financial planning, portfolio management, retirement management, estate planning, and advanced tax strategies. Jim, a bestselling financial author, is frequently quoted in the press both nationally and internationally and speaks at major investment conferences. He has been featured on CNBC, FOX News, First Business, Women’s World and CBS Market Watch.
Jim’s Texas roots, and his affinity for the energy industry, have served him well and have allowed him to work personally with executives at some of the world’s largest oil companies. In Texas, Jim runs Trippon Wealth Management Group LLC, a SEC Registered Investment Advisory Firm that works primarily with senior corporate executives and their families.
Prior to opening his own practice, Trippon worked with Price Waterhouse as a senior financial statement auditor for numerous "Fortune 100" corporations. His responsibilities included planning and supervision of financial statements, annual reports and SEC filings for industrial giants, such as Exxon and Shell Oil. Over decades of practice, Trippon’s knowledge has helped clients to make and protect hundreds of millions of dollars. Recently, he revealed his most effective strategies in a new book, How Millionaires Stay Rich Forever: Retirement Planning Secrets of Millionaires and How They Can Work For You.
In a 20-year study leading up to the publication of his book, Trippon personally met with and interviewed over 1,000 millionaires. His ongoing research uncovered the techniques that millionaires use to stay on top. Trippon’s book reveals the secrets of becoming and staying rich,to readers who want to learn from America’s wealthiest individuals.
Trippon’s dedication to his field and unique financial expertise have been widely recognized. The U.S. Small Business Administration named him "Small Business Accountant of the Year", and while working with the Texas Society of CPAs, Trippon served as a state committee member of the Ethics Committee. He is also a member of the American Chamber of Commerce Beijing, the American Institute of CPAs, the Petroleum Club of Houston, and MENSA.
Trippon’s vast knowledge and skills in giving invaluable financial advice have pushed him to the top, a place he plans to stay far into the future.
Sunny Wang is the former Shanghai Bureau Chief of People’s Daily (China’s official national newspaper) and it’s Research Center for Publicly-traded Companies, as well as the former Chief of Interview Sector of China Reform Daily,and former Bureau Chief of Asia Pacific Economic Times East China Bureau.
As a journalist/editor and bureau chief, Sunny and her team had extensive access to and research on the premier publicly-traded companies and securities companies in East China. Sunny continues to maintain an excellent working relationship with those publicly-traded companies and institutions, as well as with their senior executives. She has a particular eye for Chinese economic policies and trends as well as the Chinese stock market in general.
Sunny Wang graduated from the Chinese Northeast Normal University in the 1980′s. She later became an Assistant Professor at the Normal University in Northern China. After completing a graduate Degree degree in the 90′s, she was hired by People’s Daily as a journalist/editor and later was promoted to editor in chief. She also participated in the publishing of a historical picture album 50 years of Splendor of the PRC. This album was in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. Sunny was awarded the "Outstanding Entrepreneur" title by the Shanghai Pu Dong Software Zone due to her extraordinary management and business performance.
In 2006, Sunny immigrated to the US and now lives with her family in Houston, Texas. Ms. Wang manages communications with the relative Chinese departments and Chinese securities institutions,and CSD’s Hong Kong and Shanghai divisions, and the local teams of China Stock Digest analysts throughout China. Sunny Wang, still a Chinese national, is a key member of the China Stock Digest team of whom we are extremely proud.