We Empower Traders!
We believe that we exist to enable, equip, and encourage our clients to achieve financial freedom through great trading resources, and that’s never changing.
President and Founder
Since the onset of his career in 2002, Drew Day has become a notable figure in finance, boasting 21 years of mastery across futures, stocks, and options. His track record of significant milestones, includes generating a staggering $4.7 million in fund performance in a single month. Another feat was his demonstration of amplifying a $50,000 account to $58,000 within a month to underscore the idea that hedge fund strategies can be aptly applied to smaller account sizes, bridging the divide between hedge funds and retail traders. Drew, backed by a Master of Science from The University of Oklahoma, inaugurated Base Camp Trading in 2010, enriching it with patented hedge fund technology to champion traders. Recognized for his speeches at Bloomberg Markets and as an authority in the “Visual Guide to Hedge Funds,” a Bloomberg Wiley publication, Drew and his proficient team at Base Camp Trading are unwavering in their mission: to equip traders with proven strategies, reinforced by a commitment to top-tier education and stringent risk management.
Brian Strong is the Senior Vice President at Base Camp Trading. Brian has a diverse 20+ year career in software engineering with projects ranging from mobile gaming to hedge fund software. He is a graduate of North Carolina State University with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Biological Sciences.
Dave Aquino is a professional trader with over 20+ years of real-world experience as a trader and portfolio manager. He started his career at Merrill Lynch and eventually moved on to manage over $650 million in assets, specializing in options income strategies, for Vanguard Asset Management. He is also a graduate of Vanderbilt University. Dave is a partner at Base Camp Trading and specializes in helping clients understand how to trade options for income.
Thomas Wood is a professional trader with over 12+ years of experience trading the markets, both personally and professionally as a hedge fund manager. He started his career at a wealth management firm, created a hedge fund at the age of 26 and eventually settled as a head trader at MicroQuant. Thomas is a partner at Base Camp Trading and specializes in helping traders simplify the markets by understanding is world-renowned price action trading strategies.
Trading Analyst and Instructor
John Osborn wears a lot of hats at Base Camp Trading. He is a trading analyst and instructor that you will find in the trading rooms from time to time. Additionally, John develops trading indicators, strategies and documentation to help BCT members and clients find trading opportunities in alignment with our trading strategies. John is a software engineer and trader with over 20 years of trading experience, including a background in designing human machine interfaces for submarine systems for the Department of Defense, and managing projects and project management positions at a large pharmaceutical company. John has also been a collegiate computer science instructor.
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The Core Values.
We believe simple is better than complex, which causes us to take a “less is more” approach to everything we do.
We believe in solving important problems for our clients and team so we are always improving.
We are all ambitious people who are motivated from within to succeed, which creates a winning culture where we never settle.
We honor our commitments by doing what we say we will do, when we say we’ll do it, even when it’s hard,
We keep our clients interests at the forefront of everything we do and make their success priority #1.