John Edwards joined Credit Suisse Group in April 2012 as a Director and Senior Equity Research Analyst covering publicly traded MLPs involved in energy and energy infrastructure, along with pipeline companies and companies that own the general partners to energy MLPs. Prior to joining Credit Suisse Group, Mr. Edwards was Senior Vice President and Senior Equity Research Analyst for Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc. Mr. Edwards also worked in equities research with Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. as a Vice President and Senior Analyst covering natural gas pipelines. He received his Bachelor of Arts in economics from Occidental College and a Master of Business Administration from California State University, Fullerton. He also holds the CFA designation from the CFA Institute and is a member of the Financial Analysts Society of Houston, Texas. Profile
TWST: As a foundation for the rest of the conversation, will you give us a quick overview of the company and just touch on the history?