Scott M. Swanson is a Partner and Senior Equity Analyst at Crowell, Weedon & Co. in Los Angeles. Prior to joining Crowell, Weedon & Co. in 2006, Mr. Swanson spent 16 years as an Analyst and Portfolio Manager with Engemann Asset Management in Pasadena, California. While at Engemann Asset Management, he helped launch a small and midcap mutual fund, and was later on the large cap portfolio management team. Mr. Swanson began his career in 1987 as an Analyst with Robert Bender & Associates. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California.