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Vlad Signorelli

President & Global Economist

Vlad Signorelli founded Bretton Woods Research, LLC after Polyconomics, Inc. ceased operations as a macroeconomic forecasting firm in 2006.

Mr. Signorelli first joined Polyconomics in 1995 as a Global Research assistant and produced analysis on New Zealand and Korea. In 1997, he became Global Readings editor. By 1999, he pursued opportunities for the firm through Bloomberg and the web, which he continued until March 2003. His internet columns have appeared in Dow Jones' Markets Magazine. Prior to returning to Polyconomics in 2004 as Director of Global Research, he was a product and online marketing manager for a European import company. Mr. Signorelli graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA in History.

Mr. Signorelli has been quoted in Bloomberg, and his analysis has appeared in Seeking Alpha, Tech Central Station, and the Johnson Russia List.



Paul Hoffmeister

Chief Economist

Paul K. Hoffmeister is the Chief Economist of Bretton Woods Research LLC. Prior to joining Bretton Woods, he was the Director of Market Strategy and Chief Economist at Polyconomics, Inc. from August 2004 to July 2006.

Mr. Hoffmeister is a member of the Board of Directors of MyType, Inc. and a macroeconomic consultant to Rock Canyon Advisory Group. Mr. Hoffmeister's market experience includes working for QuietLight Trading, LLC, trading derivatives on the S&P 500 at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, then on the KOSPI 200 Index on the Korean Stock Exchange. In 2003, he founded Georgetowne Fund Management Corporation and Georgetowne Funds (a mutual fund trust company), which launched in December 2003 and the Georgetowne Long/Short Fund, an SEC-registered mutual fund. After internships with the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs and the Council of Economic Advisers in Washington, D.C., Mr. Hoffmeister graduated Georgetown University with a BSBA in Accounting and Finance.

Mr. Hoffmeister has appeared on Kudlow and Co., and he has been quoted in the financial press including Bloomberg and Reuters. He has also written for National Review Online.