Kirk Du Plessis, founder and head trader, Option Alpha, provides options education via optionalpha.com. Before founding Option Alpha, Mr. Du Plessis was a mergers and acquisitions investment banker, Deutsche Bank (New York), a REIT analyst, BB&T Capital Markets (Washington, D.C.), and an options strategy consultant for multiple hedge funds. Named by Loudoun Business as one of the “Top 30 Under 30” in 2010. He earned a B.S. in finance, University of Virginia.