How To Become Your Own Inspiration
Andre Julian is a first-generation American-born entrepreneur with a primary focus in the financial industry. Andre holds a Master’s Degree from the University of California, Irvine, and after graduate school started his career working for an independent investment firm. He eventually became a partner, owner and CFO of a private firm and came into the public eye for his commentary on television and radio. With years spent as a television analyst for the financial media, Andre’s opinions have reached a wide audience through his appearances on Bloomberg Television, CNBC, Fox News Channel, ABC News and other networks.
Supplementary to his primary career, Andre is heavily involved in giving back through his work in education, mentoring and charity. He is both a perennial guest lecturer and executive mentor for the MBA Program at the Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine, where he was awarded Mentor of the Year in 2016. Additionally, he is a mentor for Dr. Bill Dorfman’s LEAP Program at UCLA; a program designed to build the leaders of the future from the youth of today. Finally, in addition to his charitable involvement in Southern California organizations such as CASA, Taste for Charity in Laguna Beach, and the Child Guidance Center, Andre is the Marketing Advisor for the Power of Sight Foundation in Aliso Viejo.
Prior to his professional career, Andre was heavily involved in Martial Arts. While in graduate school, he won a world championship in the Israeli Hisardut Full Contact Martial Arts competition, eventually began training in Jiu Jitsu, and helped found Reign Training Center with UFC fighter Mark Munoz. He currently resides in Southern California with his wife and daughter and continues to train in martial arts when he can, in between his other responsibilities and passions.
Favorite Quote: “Sometimes the smallest things in life can lead to the biggest change.”