Healthcare >> Analyst Interviews >> April 7, 2003

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 Research. Profile
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