Heather L. Jones

Heather L. Jones, Senior Vice President at BB&T Capital Markets, follows the
agribusiness/consumer foods sector. She has been with BB&T Capital Markets since
2001. She was recently ranked number one in the food industry by Forbes.com in
its recent “Blue Chip Analyst” awards survey; performance is based on three
years of both earnings estimates and recommendations. In 2007, she placed third
in her industry in The Wall Street Journal’s 15th annual “Best on the Street”
report of the top stock pickers for 2006. Prior to joining the firm, she was an
Associate Analyst with Bear Stearns in New York City, where she followed the
food sector. Before that she was a consumer analyst with Evergreen Funds. She
graduated cum laude from Liberty University with a Bachelor of Science degree in
Economics and has completed all coursework toward a PhD in Economics at George
Mason University.