Gary D. Steiner

GARY D. STEINER is a Senior Equity Research Analyst with Awad Asset
Management. He joined the firm in September 2000. From November 1996
through May 2000, Mr. Steiner was a Vice President with Prudential
Investments analyzing small and mid-cap equities. He worked from May
1995 through November 1996 as an Analyst for Furman Selz Capital
Management, Inc. From August 1992 to May 1995, Mr. Steiner was a
research Associate with Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc. Prior to that, he
was a Research Assistant for Specialty Chemicals from August 1991
through August 1992. Mr. Steiner earned an MBA from the NYU Stern School
of Business and a BS in Finance/Investments from Babson College. He is a
Chartered Financial Analyst.