Industry & Services >> Analyst Interviews >> April 22, 2002

Consumer & Industrial Services: Alexander Paris Jr. – Barrington Research Associates Inc

ALEXANDER PARIS JR. has over 15 years' experience in the investment industry and currently serves as Senior Vice President and Director of Research at Barrington Research Associates, Inc. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Paris worked as an equity trader at Barrington Trading Company and in trading floor operations at Stotler & Company, a commodities trading firm, both in Chicago. Mr. Paris is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds a BS degree in Economics from Northern Illinois University. He is also a four-time winner of The Wall Street Journal's 'Best on the Street' analyst survey (2000-2003) for his coverage of the consumer services industry. In the 2002 survey, he was ranked the number one stock picker in the consumer services industry. In its January 2002 issue, Smart Money Magazine named Mr. Paris its 'Hot Analyst' of the month. In May 2002, San Francisco-based StarMine Corp. ranked him Number Four in a survey of over 3,500 analysts, regardless of industry covered, for his stock picking performance in 2001. Mr. Paris has been prominently featured in The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, SmartMoney Magazine, Investor's Business Daily, The New York Times, Crain's Chicago Business, BusinessWeek, Chicago Tribune, as well as many other local, regional, and national publications, and is a frequent guest on radio and television shows. Profile
TWST: Alex, how well have the consumer and industrial services stocks

rewarded investors over the past six to 12 months?

Mr. Paris: Very well. The consumer and industrial services