Financial Services >> Analyst Interviews >> November 26, 2003

Investing In Community Banks & Thrifts: Laurie Hunsicker – Friedman, Billings, Ramsey Group Inc

Laurie Hunsicker, a managing director in FBR's financial services research group, leads the team responsible for detailed analysis of community banks and thrifts. Ms. Hunsicker has more than 13 years of experience in the securities industry and is well-known in the financial press, including American Banker, Buyside magazine, Financial World, Forbes, Investor's Business Daily, and SNL Daily. Additionally, she is a contributing author to American Community Banker's magazine and CBANYS Chronicle magazine. Ms. Hunsicker received her BA in biology from the University of Richmond in Virginia. Profile
TWST: May we start with a quick overview of your coverage?

Ms. Hunsicker: In terms of the companies I cover, I'm pretty much small

and mid-cap thrift and community bank stocks. I cover 23