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

Outlook For Postsecondary Education Companies – Ariel Sokol – Wedbush Morgan Securities Inc.

Ariel Sokol is an Analyst, covering the Education sector. Mr. Sokol joined Wedbush Morgan Securities in March 2006 as a Senior Research Associate and became an Equity Research Analyst in 20008, covering Enterprise Software. He then transitioned coverage to Education. Before that, he was a Research Associate at Natexis Bleichroeder covering Media & Entertainment. Prior to that, he worked as a consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers and WestEnd New Media. Mr. Sokol holds a BA degree in History from Amherst College and an MBA degree from Columbia Business School. Profile
TWST: What's the key issue in the education space at this point?

Mr. Sokol: There are really two different issues. The first issue relates to the

regulatory/legislative overhang on the