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.

  • 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


  • 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

“Loved hearing real-life examples of items that impact trading such as global economy trends. Tim did a fantastic job of simplifying the trading process. He also did a great job of making me think about the questions I asked and how to answer them by walking through the trading process. Loved his sense of humor too!”

, October 2019

“Excellent program; Tim Pesut was fantastic, very knowledgeable and informative with an entertaining style.”

, September 2019

“The class was very well taught, the Instructor knew his material and delivered it very well with great analogies”

, August 2019

“I love Tim's teaching style. It's very hands on. Thanks for all the information and I'm sure because of you I will be live trading very soon.”

, August 2019

“The instructor is very professional and knows his stuff.”

, July 2019

“Tim Pesut was excellent. He brought real world trader experience to the classroom setting.”

, June 2019

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