PETER L. BERMONT is Managing Partner of The Bermont Group, Senior
Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager at Smith Barney. He
was previously First Vice President and Resident Manager at
Drexel Burnham Lambert. Mr. Bermont served in the Air Force
Reserves and is active on a number of community boards. He is a
graduate of the New York School of Finance and the M.J. Neely
School of Business at Texas Christian University where he
presently serves on the Board of Trustees.