John Rutledge was on the economics faculty at Tulane University and Claremont McKenna College. He founded Claremont Economics Institute prior to Rutledge Capital. He worked with the US Treasury Department under William E. Simon and was one of the principal architects of President Reagan's economic plan in 1981.
John is the chairman of a private equity firm, consulting customers and readers of Forbes magazine on helping owners and managers create and increase sgareholder value and harvest it at the right time. John has been an advisor to more than a thousand companies, with more than $100,000,000 in capital under his company's direct control and virtually unlimited capital from close friends and long-term investors.
He writes a regular column for Forbes magazine, and has published several books. John is a frequent speaker and lectures on topics in economics, finance and capital management. John holds a BA in Economics from Lake Forest College and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Virginia.
How I fell off a horse, earned 15 million air miles, got sand in my shoes and learned how to invest.
For 35 years, Dr. John Rutledge has traveled the world advising governments, corporations, pension funds and individual investors on how to create, grow and manage wealth.
In Lessons from a Road Warrior, Dr. Rutledge traces the development of his ideas from his boyhood lessons in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, to his easy-to-understand thermo-economics framework for investing that shapes the way he sees the world today. He uses this thermodynamics-based framework to help the reader understand the important economic, financial and political forces that shape our lives and determine the value of our homes and stock portfolios.
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