For Immediate Release:
Melissa Karas, Marketing Director
Flexible Plan Investments, Ltd.
(800) 347-3539, ext. 173
Z. George Yang, PhD, Second-Place Winner of 2010 NAAIM Wagner Award
Bloomfield Hills, MI – June 23, 2010 – Flexible Plan Investments, a leading provider of risk
management investment services in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, is proud to announce that its Director of
Research, Z. George Yang, PhD, was the second-place winner of the 2010 NAAIM Wagner Awards for
Advancements in Active Investment Management.
NAAIM (the National Association of Active Investment Managers) launched the Awards in 2009 to
promote the tenets of active investment management. (All submissions are available at NAAIM.)
Announced at its annual conference in May, the second-place award of $3,000 recognized Dr. Yang’s
paper titled “Buy-Write or Put-Write: An Active Portfolio to Strike It Right.”
Dr. Yang joined Flexible Plan Investments in 2008 following a 10-year engineering career developing
quantitative and analytical methods in the automotive industry. He holds an MBA from The University of
Michigan, a PhD from Cornell University, and a Bachelor of Science degree from The University of
Science and Technology of China.
About Flexible Plan Investments, Ltd.:
Established in 1981, Flexible Plan Investments, Ltd. is a leading provider of investment risk management services. As a founding member of the National Association of Active Investment Managers (NAAIM), Flexible Plan Investments is one of the trade association’s largest and oldest active money managers. The company’s mission is to provide investors with competitive returns, while reducing risk, through the use of diversified investment products, cutting-edge technology and support services.