Peter Tanous (Washington, DC) is President of Lepercq Lynx Advisory of Washington, D.C., an SEC-registered investment advisory consulting firm. A graduate of Georgetown University, he serves on the university’s investment committee. Mr. Tanous’ book, Investment Gurus, published by Prentice Hall in 1997, received wide critical acclaim in financial circles and was chosen as a main selection of The Money Book Club. Other books include The Wealth Equation (Prentice Hall Press, 1999), Investment Visionaries (Penguin Group, 2003), and Kiplinger’s Build a Winning Portfolio (Kaplan Publishing, 2008). He co-authored (with Dr. Arthur Laffer and Stephen Moore) The End of Prosperity, published by Simon & Schuster in October 2008. Peter Tanous serves on several corporate and nonprofit boards of directors. He lives in Washington D.C. with his wife, Ann.