Paul L. Becker

PAUL L. BECKER is a Group Senior Vice President of ABN AMRO Asset
Management (USA) LLC and has been associated with it or its affiliates
since 1984. He has served as a Group Senior Vice President and Chief
Investment Officer for the organization since May 1999 and as a Senior
Vice President for LaSalle Bank N.A. since October, 1984. Mr. Becker is
responsible for all investment process activities including asset
allocation, stock selection and fixed income teams. He has over 20 years
of investment management experience and over 10 years of teaching
experience in economics and investments. Mr. Becker earned an MBA and BS
in Economics and a BS in Finance from DePaul University and is a member
of the Investment Analysts Society of Chicago.