Matthew Kelley joined Sterne Agee & Leach, Inc., as a Senior Research Analyst focusing on Northeast banks and thrifts in February 2006, after working as an Analyst at Moors & Cabot since 2002. Prior to Moors & Cabot, he was part of the Northeast bank and thrift research team for RBC Capital Markets, formerly Tucker Anthony. In 2010 he was recognized as the number-three stock picker in thrifts & mortgage finance in the Financial Times/StarMine Analyst Awards. In 2013 he was recognized as the number-two stock picker in thrifts & mortgage finance in the Financial Times/StarMine Analyst Awards. Mr. Kelley holds a B.S. in finance from Marquette University and is a member of the BancAnalysts Association of Boston. Profile
TWST: May we start with an overview of Moors & Cabot?
Mr. Kelley: Moors & Cabot is a 115-year-old firm based in Boston.
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