Richard S. Drake

RICHARD S. DRAKE is a Senior Managing Director, Director of Equity
Research and Portfolio Manager with ABN AMRO Asset Management. Mr. Drake
began his career as an Equity Analyst in 1983. In addition to more than
11 years with the firm, Mr. Drake was a Senior Vice President with Duff
& Phelps Investment Management and a Vice President and Senior Research
Analyst with Society Asset Management/KeyCorp. Mr. Drake earned his BBA
from the University of Cincinnati and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate
School of Management at Northwestern University. He is a Chartered
Financial Analyst.