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Meet Flavious Smith

Flavious J. Smith, Jr. is the editor of Commodity Supercycles, a monthly advisory focused on investments in energy, metals, and other natural resources.

Before joining Stansberry Research in March 2017, Flavious spent 35 years building relationships with a vast network of leaders in the U.S. oil and gas industry.

Flavious has a B.S. and M.S. from Vanderbilt University and a J.D. from Oklahoma City University School of Law. During his illustrious career, he gained experience and expertise in engineering, geology, geophysics, land, and operations... specifically in the Anadarko, Appalachian, Denver-Julesburg, East Texas, Gulf Coast, Hugoton, Permian, Powder River, Uinta, Wind River, and Williston Basins.

In 2005, Flavious served as division land manager for EOG Resources' (NYSE: EOG) Appalachian operations in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He led the development of EOG's Marcellus Shale land position. And he later became a division land manager for EOG's Barnett Shale operations in Fort Worth, Texas.

From 2008 to 2014, Flavious served as the chief oil and gas officer and executive vice president at Forestar Group (NYSE: FOR), building and leading the company's oil and gas operating segment.

And in 2014, Flavious became the managing partner and chief investment officer of The Flavious Smith Family Office, a multi-generational family office with investments in oil and gas, real estate, and aerospace.