Investing In Small Cap Healthcare Stocks: Sharon Di Stefano – Sky Capital Llc
sharon di Stefano is Director of Research for Sky Capital LLC,
covering the healthcare sector. She has 16 years of capital
markets experience in the areas of institutional equity research,
corporate finance and financial advisory. Her financial career
began as an account executive at Smith Barney, Harris Upham & Co.
in 1986, and she entered equity research at the same firm in 1991
after several years serving high net worth clients at Shearson
Lehman and Crossland Savings Bank. As a Vice President at
Josephthal & Co., Ms. di Stefano's stock recommendations in the
medical technology sector earned her recognition as a Wall Street
Journal All Star analyst in 1997 and 1998. Ms. di Stefano's
industry experience includes medical and laboratory research for
Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Department of Defense, in addition
to medical products consultation for private practice physicians.
Ms. di Stefano received a Master's of Administrative Science
degree in Business from Johns Hopkins University in 1986, a
Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Delaware in 1984,
and is currently pursuing the Chartered Financial Analyst
designation. She is a member of the New York Society of Security
Analysts and the Association of Investment Management and
TWST: Tell us about Sky Capital and your responsibilities there.
Ms. di Stefano: My personal background is in health care. I
trained at Smith Barney as a junior analyst, and I've been