John L. May, Principal
700 East Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, California 90802
Phone 562 435 5650
Facsimile 562 495 0462
About John L. May
John received both B.A. and Masters Degrees in Finance and Investments from the Bernard Baruch School of the City College of New York.
He co-founded Alpha in 1986 with John C. Wallace, previously the CEO of Petrolane, a diversified energy company headquartered in Long Beach, California.
Mr. May’s career with Petrolane Incorporated, from 1974 through 1986, began as Manager of Investments in charge of in-house qualified retirement plans. Later, he became a member of the Executive and Operating Committees and President of the company’s Automotive Services Division.
Prior to joining Petrolane, he was a securities analyst and portfolio manager in New York City with Reynolds & Co. from 1960 to 1974. His background and expertise lie in general economic analysis, asset allocation decisions and portfolio construction.