Tom Jenkins

Online Trading Academy
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Tom Jenkins developed an acute awareness of supply, demand and how to find value through his career as a business owner. He became interested in the financial markets after watching so many people struggle through the 2008 recession. He sought out professional training, and ultimately became an Online Trading Academy Instructor.

In class, Tom shares his lifetime of buying and selling to help students connect their everyday experiences with a simple market plan. He focuses on risk management, capital preservation and the importance of preparation and following a rules-based trading plan. Tom is generous in sharing his perspective outside of class as well, through his contribution to the OTA Mastermind community.


  • Owned and operated a successful automotive business for 30 years
  • Private Equity Investor
  • Professional futures trader since 2014


  • US Markets


  • Stocks


  • Member, Mastermind Community
  • Co-Hosted MM Clubhouse Wisconsin Traders Edge
  • Dean of Men, Royal Family KIDS Camp


Wisconsin, USA

What Students Are Saying

“Tom was great. I loved the way he explained things and gave examples. He very thoroughly answered all questions. You can tell he loves teaching. I hope to take a class with him again sometime.”

, December 2019

“I came in knowing virtually nothing about the market. After a week with Tom, I learned way more than I anticipated. Class was fun and I would recommend to anyone looking to get into trading.”

, December 2019

“I loved Tom. I honestly feel like he was the very best teacher we could have had. I would love to take his class again and bring my husband. He went way beyond just slides to explain concepts I could not have grasped by just reading them. His examples and stories really helped to paint pictures.”

, December 2019

“Tom Jenkins truly motivated us with a great passion for the subject with new platform, CliK. His passion truly cleared up my Core Strategy 10 times better as CliK itself is a 10 times easier platform.”

, October 2019

“I learned a great deal from Tom Jenkins, our OTA Core Strategy instructor. I didn't just learn the process but also how to plan ahead before making any trades. It's not all about trading but it's about strategy. You can trade all day long but if you don't have a strategy, you are going to lose big time.”

, October 2019

“This experience can be life changing for those that are willing to put in the work. I'm looking forward to furthering my education with OTA, and will recommend it to friends and family. Tom is an excellent instructor. Great personality and presentation skills. His knowledge of the material made it possible to feel that I've gained a solid understanding of the Core Strategy.”

, August 2019

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