Thomas S. Mitchell

Thomas S. Mitchell, Financial Stock Research Analyst at Miller Tabak + Co., LLC,
started in the industry working as a Research Analyst with NYSE firm Mabon,
Nugent & Co. in 1973, covering consumer and commercial finance companies, credit
card companies, and large multi-industry companies encompassing major insurance
and financial subsidiaries. He also managed a firm account investing in
distressed situations, reorganizations and bankruptcies. In 1983, he joined the
New York investment management firm of Weiss, Peck & Greer as one of five
portfolio analysts, with primary coverage responsibility for the financial stock
sector. As a general partner of WPG from 1984 to 1990, he also initiated
programs for WPG to invest in foreign stocks and to use index futures and
options for bona fide portfolio hedging. In 1990, he branched out to set up an
independent money-management shop. He joined Miller Tabak in July 2006 with
primary coverage responsibility for banks, REITs and other financial stocks. A
respect for credit analysis and for observation of broad industry trends has
informed his investing approach throughout the past 33 years.

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