Financial Services >> Analyst Interviews >> February 7, 2011

Regulatory Issues & Trends In Regional Banking – Emlen Harmon – Jefferies & Company, Inc.

Emlen Harmon is a Vice President in Equity Research at Jefferies & Company, Inc., where he covers mid- and small-cap banks in the Southeast and Midwest U.S. Prior to joining Jefferies, Mr. Harmon spent three years covering banks at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, most recently as a Vice President. Previously, he spent two years at Brown Brothers Harriman as a Research Associate. Mr. Harmon graduated from Bates College with a B.S. in economics in 2000, and he was awarded the CFA designation in 2006. Profile
TWST: Please begin with a brief overview of your coverage areas, including some of the banks you follow.

Mr. Harmon: I cover what we refer to as mid-cap banks, small- and mid-cap regional banks in the