John W. Ransom

John W. Ransom is Director of Healthcare Research and Managing Director,
Equity Research, at Raymond James & Associates. In addition to serving
as Director of the healthcare group, Mr. Ransom covers a number of
sectors, including alternate site healthcare providers, retail
drugstores, hospital management companies and drug distributors. He
joined Raymond James in 1996 after 11 years with First Union, where he
co-founded and was a Vice President in the healthcare group. He has
been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, and
Dow Jones publications. In addition, he has been the featured speaker
at the National Investors Conference, as well as at a number of other
healthcare conferences. Finally, Mr. Ransom has earned several
professional accolades for his work, including being named to The Wall
Street Journal Best on the Street Analyst team and placing in the
Reuters Top 10 Analyst survey. Mr. Ransom earned an MBA from the
University of Georgia.