Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> November 7, 2000

Outlook For Gaming & Lodging: Mutkoski / Simkins – Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown

MARK MUTKOSKI is a Senior Lodging and Gaming Analyst/Managing Director of Equity Research at Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown. He recently expanded his coverage area to include the gaming and leisure sectors in addition to his long-standing role as the firm's lodging industry analyst. Mr. Mutkoski began his career in the hospitality industry and held various positions in hotel, food and beverage operations. His previous associations include; Ladenburg, Thalmann & Co., Sfuzzi Inc. and Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal hotel. He received a BS from Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration. Profile
JOEL H. SIMKINS is a Gaming Analyst and Associate Analyst for Equity Research at Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown. He began his career at Moody's Investors Services covering high yield gaming/lodging and leisure companies in the Leveraged Finance Group and was also previously associated with Bear Stearns & Co. Inc. Mr. Simkins co-authored Smooth Sailing For Riverboat Casino Operator, a detailed analysis covering the gaming industry. He received a BBA in Banking & Finance with Highest Honors from Hofstra University. Profile
TWST: Mark, will you begin by telling us about the approach that you are

taking to the gaming and lodging industries for the balance of this year

and looking out through 2001, 2002?