Financial Services >> Analyst Interviews >> February 7, 2014

A Steady Recovery in Southwest Regional Banking

Milsaps, Brad
Brad Milsaps, CFA, is a Managing Director with Sandler O’Neill + Partners, L.P. His research coverage primarily focuses on small and midcap commercial banks located in the Midwest and Texas. Mr. Milsaps joined Sandler O’Neill + Partners, L.P., in February 2005 from FTN Midwest Securities, where he served as an Equity Analyst for three years, focusing on small and midcap banks in the Midwest and Southeast. He has won numerous industry honors for stock picking and earnings estimating. He holds a B.S. in business administration with a concentration in finance and corporate investments from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He holds the Certified Financial Analyst designation and is a member of both the CFA Society of Atlanta and the CFA Institute. Profile
TWST: Looking at the Pacific and Southwest banks, how is that particular region different than other regions?

Mr. Milsaps: I would say, specifically, the Southwest region excluding