Collyn Bement Gilbert

COLLYN BEMENT GILBERT, a Senior Vice President at Ryan Beck & Co., has
been following the small and mid-cap bank and thrift sector on both the
buy and sell side for over seven years. Before joining Ryan Beck & Co.
in April 2002, Ms. Gilbert was a Senior Equity Analyst with Ferris,
Baker Watts in Baltimore, where she covered banks and thrifts in the
mid-Atlantic region with market caps ranging from $20 million to $2
billion. During her tenure at Ferris, Ms. Gilbert was named one of
Baltimore’s Top 40 Professionals Under 40. Prior to Ferris, Ms. Gilbert
was an analyst with Hovde Financial, a Washington, DC-based boutique
investment banking firm that specializes in banks and thrifts
nationwide. She received a BA in Economics from Bucknell University. She
is Series 7 licensed and a current member of Bucknell University’s
Alumni Board.