Natural Resources >> Analyst Interviews >> December 3, 2001

Outlook For Energy Stocks: Smith / Sheehan / Gillon / Parry – John S. Herold Inc

ROBERT E. GILLON is a Vice President and Senior Equity Analyst at John S. Herold, Inc. Mr. Gillon is Herold's most experienced Analyst, covering North American E&P companies. He is also responsible for Herold's Oil & Gas Perspectives (weekly report to institutional investor clients) and is a co-editor of the Herold Energy Investment Outlook. Mr. Gillon spent six years in exploration geology and geophysics with Phillips Petroleum and 17 years as geological and financial consultant to investment and exploration institutions and companies. Prior to rejoining Herold in 1995, he was editor and publisher of Exploration Monthly. He is a member of the National Association of Petroleum Investment Analysts. Mr. Gillon earned a BS in Geology at the California Institute of Technology and an MBA in Finance at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Profile
JOHN B. PARRY is a Vice President, Senior Equity Analyst at John S. Herold, Inc. Mr. Parry's research domain includes many of the international integrated companies, domestic refiners, integrated pipelines and certain diversified energy companies. He is also co-editor of the Herold Energy Investment Outlook. Prior to joining the firm in 1990, Mr. Parry had 20 years of experience in equity analysis with firms such as J. & W. Seligman, McLeod Young Weir, and Copeland, Wickersham, Wiley & Co. He earned a BS in Chemical Engineering and an MS in Industrial Management at Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn. Mr. Parry is a member of the National Association of Petroleum Investment Analysts, the New York Society of Security Analysts and the Oil Analysts Group of New York. Profile
CHRISTOPHER W. SHEEHAN is a Senior Vice President and Director of M&A Research at John S. Herold, Inc. He was formally associated with McMahan Securities Co. where he covered the oil and gas industries. Prior to that time he had been Managing Director of McMahan's non-profit subsidiary, donating computers to the disabled. Mr. Sheehan earned a BA in Political Science and an MBA in Finance at the University of Connecticut. He is a member of Herold's Management Committee. Profile
ARTHUR L. SMITH, President and CEO of ATSI Communications, Inc., has more than 19 years of specialized experience in the international telecommunications industry. Mr. Smith is also co-Founder and former Chairman of Globalscape, Inc., a former subsidiary of ATSI now listed on the American Stock Exchange. Prior to founding ATSI, Mr. Smith served as Director of International Sales for Geocomm Partners, Inc., an international communications firm based in Los Angeles. Mr. Smith is a fluent Spanish speaker and is recognized as an industry expert, speaking at industry forums and expos including the Simpasio Annual ASISAT and the Latin America Telecommunications Conference. Profile
TWST: Art, would you begin by telling us something about John S. Herold,

Inc., and the services that the firm provides investors with? What is

the value-added?

Mr. Smith: John S. Herold is a