Scott Leitzell

Online Trading Academy
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Coming out of the Air Force, Scott went to school for finance and got a job on Wall Street. He transitioned to a career as a full-time trader and realized he spent so much time answering other people’s questions on trading that he should make it his profession. That led to his dream job, as an instructor at Online Trading Academy.

Scott believes that success happens when opportunity meets preparation. It doesn’t matter what your background, if you have the right attitude and education you can approach trading and investing with skill and confidence. In his experience, trading is the only path that offers the promise of true financial freedom.

Scott appreciates that the flexible nature of trading allows him to travel, because it can be done from anywhere in the world with a laptop and the internet. His “why” is making a future for his family.


  • Air traffic controller, Langley Air Base, VA
  • B.S. in Finance, University of Central Florida
  • Broker Trainee, Morgan Stanley
  • Investment Advisor, TD Ameritrade


  • Canadian Markets
  • UK Markets
  • US Markets


  • Former private pilot
  • Die hard Patriots and Red Sox fan


Georgia, USA

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