|Meet our Staff
D. Michael Kane, TKG's founder and owner, is a
Registered Investment Adviser. He received his BA in
psychology from the University of Michigan and his MBA in
management and finance from Golden Gate University. As
an undergraduate, he taught grad-level psych courses at
Michigan. He has also worked for the U.S. Department of
Defense, Firestone Tire & Rubber, and Kaiser Cement.
While on assignment with DOD, he was decorated by the
Secretary of Defense. He has been successfully
managing portfolios since 1977. In 1983 he passed the
SEC/NASD General Securities Exam - Series 2. In 1990 he
passed the Uniform Securities Agent Exam - Series 63.
And, in 1997 he passed the General Securities Principal
Exam - Series 24. In addition to his TKG responsibilities,
Michael provides nation-wide management and finance
consultation services and has taught management and
finance at local colleges and universities.
Masayuki (Mas) Omura received BS and MS degrees in
electrical engineering from MIT. He also received a Ph.D.
degree from Stanford in electrical engineering. He has had
an illustrious 30-year career with NASA, starting as a
research scientist and culminating in a Senior Executive
Service position: Deputy Director of Center Operations
Directorate, NASA/Ames Research Center. He has
received numerous awards from NASA including two
Exceptional Service Medals. Mas has had considerable
interest in stocks and bonds, and has been in the "market"
personally since the early 1970's. Mas serves TKG as an
Account Supervisor and is a Registered Investment
Charles "Don" Davis
received his BS degree in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, with MBA course work in marketing and finance at the University of Santa Clara. Don has worked for Ampex, GenRad, InterMed, and Spectral Dynamics in the fields of instrumentation and computer test systems in various engineering, marketing, and sales positions. He has a certificate in Personal Financial Planning from the
University of California, Santa Cruz, and has achieved a high level of success in managing his family financial portfolio for the past 20 years. Don serves TKG as an Account Supervisor and is a Registered Investment Adviser.
Dr. Linda Nebenzahl received her Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley, and earned a Certificate in Personal Financial Planning from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She was previously employed by IBM as an engineering middle manager, and recently embarked on a second career in financial planning. She has passed the highly
intensive Certified Financial Planning examination. Linda serves TKG as a Registered Investment Adviser and Financial Planner.
Sau-Man (Sue) Yang
received her BS degree in chemical engineering from
McGill University, Canada. She also earned an MS degree, specializing
in control and optimization, from McMaster University, Canada. She worked
for Honeywell in various software engineering, product assurance and
technical training positions. Sue has over five years of experience in the
financial service sector in tax and financial planning. She earned a Certificate
in Personal Financial Planning from the University of California, Santa
Cruz, and has passed the Certified Financial Planning examination. Sue
serves TKG as a Registered Investment Adviser and Financial Planner.
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