H. David Lansdowne

H. DAVID LANSDOWNE is President, Chief Executive Officer and
Director of Research at Tempest Investment Counselors, Inc. He
earned both his BS (1969) and his MBA (1972) degrees from the
University of Denver. Mr. Lansdowne was awarded the Chartered
Financial Analyst designation in 1977. He joined the firm in 1983
as Director of Research. Prior to joining Tempest Investment
Counselors, Inc., Mr. Lansdowne was a Vice President and
Portfolio Manager, overseeing pension plans for Fortune 500
companies for United Capital Management, a subsidiary of United
Bank of Denver. He was also Senior Vice President and Director of
Research for Financial Programs Mutual Funds and for their
subsidiary for privately managed accounts, Financial Trust