David A. Altman

David A. Altman, CFA, is a Partner and Director of Research at HS Management
Partners, LLC. Prior to joining HS Management Partners in October 2007, he
served as Director of Research and Portfolio Manager at W.P. Stewart & Co., Inc.
In addition to his research responsibility, he managed approximately $1 billion
of institutional and high-net-worth client assets. Before joining W.P. Stewart
in 1993, he was a Research Analyst at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he began his
investment career in 1981. He was Institutional Investor’s top ranked analyst
for electrical equipment for six consecutive years. He has a Bachelor of
Commerce degree from McGill University and an MBA degree from the University of