Industry & Services >> Analyst Interviews >> September 6, 2010

Growth Areas In A Changing Education Landscape – Arvind Bhatia – Sterne, Agee & Leach, Inc.

Arvind Bhatia joined Sterne, Agee & Leach, Inc., in 2006 as the Associate Director of Research. He is currently a Managing Director and follows companies in the interactive entertainment and educational services sectors. Previously Mr. Bhatia was with Southwest Securities. He is a three-time recipient of recognition in The Wall Street Journal's "Best on the Street" survey. Mr. Bhatia has also worked in the equity research department of Dallas-based Dain Rauscher, Inc., and in sales for Usha International Ltd., an international consumer products marketing company headquartered in New Delhi, India. Mr. Bhatia received his CFA in 2001 and an MBA from Pittsburg State University, Kansas. He received a bachelor's of commerce with honors from Delhi University in 1992. Profile
TWST: Let's begin with a brief overview of your coverage, including the specific names you follow in education.

Mr. Bhatia: Overall we are neutral on the for-profit education space. We have been