Alan N. Hoffman

ALAN N. HOFFMAN is a Senior Portfolio Manager at Value Line Asset
Management. He has been with Value Line since 1988, originally in the
Research Department, and since 1991 with Value Line’s Investment
Management division. He currently participates in a team that manages
growth equities for three members of the Value Line fund family, as well
as the Talvest Value Line Equity Trust and seven pension and endowment
accounts. Before joining the firm, Mr. Hoffman spent five years as an
Investment Banker with the First Boston Corporation, where he worked as
a Product Specialist in tax-motivating leasing and project finance
transactions. His educational background includes a BFA from the
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and a PhD from Yale University, both
in Music History. Mr. Hoffman is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds
a Series 7 NASD license.