Daniel Hofkin joined William Blair & Company, L.L.C., in 2005 and specializes in hardlines and specialty retail. Previously, he worked at RBC Dain Rauscher Inc. covering consumer and business services companies. Mr. Hofkin was recognized in the Financial Times/StarMine World’s Top Analysts listing as the number one stock picker in specialty retail for 2011. He earned a B.A. in economics from Northwestern University and an MBA in accounting and finance from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, graduating with high honors.