Sean Jackson

SEAN JACKSON joined Avondale Partners as its first Equity Research
Analyst in July 2001. His responsibilities include providing investment
research in the Internet security and healthcare technology industries
and leading the direction of the technology research effort. Before
Avondale, he was Director, Equity Research at SunTrust Equitable
Securities, concentrating on Internet security. In January 2000, he
published the securities industry’s first comprehensive research piece
on Internet security, a 128-page report entitled ‘Making Sense of
Security.’ In June 2001, he was recognized as a Wall Street Journal All-
Star Analyst for stock-picking in the Internet sector. This award was
preceded by his ranking from in 2000 as the number
one ranked Internet software analyst based on price performance of buy
and strong buy recommendations. In 1999, he was the number one ranked
analyst at SunTrust Equitable Securities based on strong buy
recommendations. Prior to SunTrust Equitable, he worked for four years
as actuarial consultant for Thornthwaite & Co., and one summer as a
Research Analyst at Fidelity Investments. He earned an MBA from the
Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a
BS in Engineering at Princeton University, where he was captain of the
varsity basketball team and Ivy League Player of the Year.