Poly’s Perspective: Life on Wall Street compared to Life at ADL

It is becoming a tradition to gather for a social evening and welcome back a former ADL colleague. This time, our guest will be Polyvios Vintiadis, who was at ADL through the 1960s and 70s before moving to Wall Street. Poly will share some memories and let us know what he is doing these days. Please join us at the:

Hilton Garden Inn
Totten Pond Road, Waltham, MA

6:00 to 9:00 pm for a Cash Bar, Full Dinner


Reservations will be taken on a first come/first served basis. As soon as you make firm plans to attend, let us know by one of the following ways: the Contact form on the website (www.adlaa.org) or USPS to ADLAA, PO Box 222, Arlington, MA, 02476-0222.

Deadline and Payment

Wednesday, April 2 is the deadline to register and pay $35 for ADLAA members and $40 for guests. Payment (by check payable to ADLAA and sent to the Arlington PO Box) is expected from all attendees in advance of the April 9th event.

Come join us on April 9 as Poly discusses how his professional life at both ADL and MWV&Co has been very exciting and rewarding.

About Poly

Poly joined ADL after completing his Master’s degree in civil engineering at MIT and was assigned to the operations research group which was headed by John Magee. Given his language capabilities and interests, Poly took part in ADL’s first foray into Saudi Arabia, with Harland Riker. Later he was transferred to, and eventually took over leadership of, the Brussels office. From there, he continued to visit Saudi Arabia to maintain our very valuable client relationships. This effort paid back handsomely for ADL when oil prices sky-rocketed in 1973. By 1976 our business in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf area had grown so much that Poly moved to Athens, Greece, to open the ADL office for the Middle East. By 1981 we had major assignments all over the Middle East, with offices in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi, and Cairo, Egypt.

In 1981, Poly left ADL to join Morgens, Waterfall, Vintiadis & Co., an asset management company in New York, as a partner, where he’s still active on a full time basis. Currently, about 40% of MWV&Co’s business is overseas with clients in Europe, Middle East, and Hong Kong.