Tim Pesut

Online Trading Academy
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Tim Pesut started out as a client of a brokerage firm and began investing stocks and Options in 1990. About a year later he became a stock broker to see how the system really worked and moved his way up from there. In 2005, he started trading FOREX and in 2007, he added index futures to his portfolio.

Tim's experience as an investor, broker, branch manager, and trader allows him to bring an understanding of the unique challenges of trading to the classroom. As an Instructor, he strives to give each student individual attention because as an Online Trading Academy graduate, Tim says that is what benefited him most. His overall goal is to positively impact the student by giving them a proven approach that they can see working before their eyes, boosting their confidence and having fun enjoying the process. He tries to ensure the students learn and understand the material, but more importantly, are able to apply the various aspects of trading in a real world environment so the student is well on the path to becoming successful in their trading endeavors. He wants each student to feel that they are part of a family that is dedicated to their success as a trader.

  • Power Trader Nation
  • Mastermind Instructor


  • Purdue University - B.S. Electrical Engineering Technology 1980
  • College for Financial Planning, Certified Financial Planner (CFP) 1991
  • Held positions as a Sr. Investment Broker, Portfolio Manager and Desk Trader for various Wall Street Firms
  • Senior International Instructor and Speaker


  • US Markets


  • Forex
  • Mastermind Community
  • Stocks


  • CES Certified
  • NASD Series 7, 24, 63, 65
  • Certified Financial Planner
  • SEC Registered Investment Advisor
  • Power Trading Radio Guest
  • Distinguished District 47 Governor – Toastmasters International
  • Board of Trustees for the Winter Springs, FL Pension Board



What Students Are Saying

“I think that Tim is a very funny and great instructor. I would recommend him to anyone.”

, November 2018

“Tim was truly a pleasure! ”

, November 2018

“The Core Strategy Course is perfect for first time traders. Tim did an awesome job teaching us how to properly set up a trade step by step and explaining why. He was very detailed and patient which allowed me to follow along easily. I've never traded before and just within a few days I gained the confidence to set trades on my own. ”

, November 2018

“Tim was an incredible instructor. He has many years of experience in the markets, and mixed in his tips with the core strategy material seamlessly. What a great experience.”

, August 2018

“This Forex class with Tim Pesut has been very informative and he brought a lot more to the class than the course curriculum, which is his extensive knowledge of the overall market conditions, past and present. Great Job!”

, July 2018

“OTA Core Strategy class was great. Instructor was a real professional, passionate about sharing his knowledge with the students. This class opened my eyes as far as how to really trade the markets.”

, June 2018

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