The Simpler Team

The Simpler Trading Team is a diverse group of passionate individuals dedicated to bringing our best and having fun WHILE working hard! We strive to deliver an impeccable service for our clients and love helping our community of traders connect in a real way with our moderators.

Henry Gambell


Senior Managing Director, Options Trading

Bruce Marshall


Director, Options & Income Trading

John Carter


President/CEO

Carolyn Boroden


Director, Fibonacci Strategies

Raghee Horner


Managing Director, Futures Trading

Neil Yeager


VP, Futures Trading

Eric Purdy


Director, Quantitative Strategies

Darrell Gum


IT Manager

Dr. John Clayburg


VP, Automated Trading Strategies

David Starr


VP, Quantitative Analysis

Danielle Shay

Danielle Shay Gum


Director, Options Trading

Chelcie Piasio


Director of External Marketing

Diana Carrera


E-Commerce Manager

Mandy Gambell


VP of Product/Brand

Angela Garza


Executive Assistant to John Carter & Office Manager

Taylor Letterman


Senior Web Developer & Cryptocurrency Analyst

Gabe Amaya


Front End Web Developer

A.J. Bale


Web Developer

Sarah Durkee


Senior Graphics Designer

Craig Perrine


Marketing Copy Writer

Mitchell Walz


Director of Internal Marketing

Lexi Brown


Marketing Copy Writer

rachel cohen

Rachel Cohen


Marketing Associate

Ethan Lane


Director of Video Production

Abby Goldsmith


Video Editor

Sam Shames


Director, Cryptocurrency Trading

Allison Ostrander


Associate, Options Trading

Cole Heffernan


VP of Finance

Bertrand Muhire


Software Development Manager

Julia Hunt


Tech Product Owner

Rick Davies


Sr. Data Analyst & Architect

Taylor Allen


Marketing Associate

Anthony Holland


Sales & Support Manager

Duncan Boggs


Knowledge Management

Robert Kaliati


Client Services Specialist

Jack Roberts


Options Trading Specialist

Caleb Hammer

Ileana Chis


Accounting Manager

Caleb Hammer


Sales Specialist

Tammy Marshall


Fibonacci Trading Room Moderator/Technical Analyst

Genavia Simmons


Knowledge Master

Barbie Jabri


Marketing Manager

Brittany Burns

Brittany Burns


Head of Corporate Development

Leslie Green

Leslie Green


Media Buyer

Ilia Belov

Ilia Belov


E-Commerce Lead

Interested in working with us?

Please send your resume, portfolio and a short video
about yourself to support@simplertrading.com.

Diving In

After graduating from the University of Texas with degrees in Economics and History, John F. Carter went to work as a corporate financial analyst. But his personality was more suited to wrangling snakes—and unpredictable options trades—than shuffling day-to-day office paperwork. He’d grown up on his grandfather’s farm in Nebraska, and he missed the wide open skies and daily connection with the natural world.

In 1999, while living in La Jolla, California with his wife (his children hadn’t been born yet), John registered Simpler Trading as his first business. Not only was he shifting from a dependable salary to an income from trading, but he was active in the online forums full of people who shared his obsession with the account growth potential he saw in charts and options spreads. His involvement in trading communities put him into regular contact with traders such as Mark Douglas, Carolyn Boroden, Eric Purdy, Bruce Marshall, Raghee Horner, David Starr, Ross Givens, and many others who mutually respected each other’s work.

Like many successful traders, John increased his independence by demonstrating his tried-and-true strategies, trading live in front of an invited audience. As John helped aspiring traders win their independence, he understood that a greater educational niche wanted to be filled. He had gone through years of trial-and-error in order to teach himself. What if he could offer mentorship, not just from himself, but also from many successful traders with different methodologies? He knew quite a few people who were interested.

1999

Simpler Trading Registered While living in La Jolla, CA with his wife, John Carter registered Simpler Trading as his first business.

2010

Met Henry Gambell Henry Gambell was John’s young protégé whom he hired away from the Best Buy Geek Squad and is now Vice President of Simpler Trading.

2014

$1.4 Million TSLA Trade John made headlines in financial news by earning $1.4 million on an overnight trade, which attracted new clients to become members of Simpler Trading.

2015

Site Overhaul One of the biggest challenges Simpler Trading faced around 2015 was a mess of outdated websites and difficult-to-use interfaces. So we began the process of making SimplerTrading.com what it is today!