Industry & Services >> Analyst Interviews >> September 7, 2009

Outlook For Education – James Maher – Thinkequity Llc

James Maher joined ThinkEquity in 2005 and is a Senior Analyst focused on education. Prior to joining ThinkEquity, Mr. Maher co-founded a quantitative marketing analysis consulting firm whose clients included Charles Schwab & Co. and Wells Fargo Bank. He also worked in financial planning and analysis at Visa U.S.A., and he was Corporate Controller at OffRoad Capital. Mr. Maher holds a B.S. with honors in computer science from Seton Hall University and earned an MBA from The Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley. He is also a designated CFA. Profile
TWST: Please give an overview of the sectors within education that you cover,

naming specific companies.

Mr. Maher: We do cover for-profit education and, principally, if you are talking