From the mobile home to where moguls roam", Anthony "Von" Mickle invested his way out of the trailer park and founded The Investment Forum. Today he provides workshops on the fundamentals of equity and real estate investments and provides keynote and motivational speeches around the globe. He also provides workshops on how to get in front of high profiled people and living your dream life, both of which he is very well versed in. During a 20 month lay-off, he turned an $8 an hour part-time job into a multi-million dollar portfolio of real estate and stocks affording himself a lifestyle of luxury along the way. He is the author of Real Estate for Real People and Slide 68: 86 Your Current Life for the Lifestyle You’ve Been Dreaming Of. He's given motivational keynote addresses and break-out workshops involving the fundamentals of investments. and building a life around one's wildest dreams. His vast education includes foreign languages, business, and alternative investments.
He is a graduate of The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina where he studied Modern Languages (French) and Business Administration. During undergraduate school, he served several as in 11 Bravo Infantryman in the South Carolina Army National Guard. Afterwards, he obtained multiple certifications and began a successful government IT career. He continued his graduate work of foreign languages at the Harvard University Ukrainian Research Institute in Boston, Massachusetts where he studies included Ukrainian language and culture. He earned an MBA from Keller Graduate School in Washington, DC and a DBA (Doctorate in International Business). He holds graduate certificates in Financial Planning/Wealth Management from Georgetown University; Private Equity and Venture Capital from Tsinghua University and Harvard Business School; Beijing China and Investment Banking Fundamentals from The Washington Investment Banking Institute, Washington DC. He is a member of the Washington Association of Money Managers, the Wharton and Harvard Business Clubs of D.C. Von is a member of The Citadel's Business School Board of Advisors. He enjoys time with his family, traveling and intense amounts of reading business success stories.
Committed to helping others achieve their wildest dreams