Marc Shapiro

MARC SHAPIRO is a Senior Equity Research Analyst with Awad Asset
Management. He joined the firm in January1999. Prior to that, he was an
Equity Analyst with Schroeder & Co. from 1997 through 1998. From 1996
through 1997, he was an Equity Analyst and Portfolio Manager with
Individual Investor Group. From 1995 through 1996, he was a Fixed Income
Research Analyst with CS First Boston. From 1989 through 1995, he was a
High Yield Bond Analyst at Bloomberg Financial Markets. Mr. Shapiro
earned a BS degree from Trenton State College and an MS degree in
Finance from Drexel University. He is a Level II Candidate for the
designation of Chartered Financial Analyst.