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Roundtable Forum: Payment & Financial Processing

TIM WILLI is a Senior Analyst in financial technology and processing at A.G. Edwards & Sons. Prior to joining A.G. Edwards, he was associated with Commerce Bancshares. He earned his BS in Finance at Bradley University. Mr. Willi is married and includes among his personal interests spending time with his newborn son, pondering philosophies of the Buffetts (Warren and Jimmy), running, soccer, scuba and golf. Profile
CRAIG PECKHAM is a Managing Director and Business Services analyst with Jefferies & Company. Prior to joining Jefferies in May 2000, he was a Vice President and Equity Analyst at Bear Stearns, specializing in the financial services and technology sectors. Mr. Peckham regularly publishes company-specific and industry research reports, including Digital Dollars, a quarterly overview of developments in the computer services and financial technology sectors, and Funds Flow, a weekly industry update. Mr. Peckham has authored or co-authored several industry reports and surveys, including: What a Difference a Month Makes: Deciphering Debit (May 2003); Sign on the Dotted Line: Are PIN- Debit Expectations Too High? (June 2002); Payroll and HR Services: Waiting for the Upturn (November 2001); Plastic Payments: Charged for Growth (June 2001); and Point, Click, Pay: The eCash Report (September 2000). Mr. Peckham is a visible analyst in the sector and his research and opinions have appeared in various publications including American Banker, Barron's, Bloomberg, Dow Jones, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. He has also appeared on CNBC and CNNfn. Mr. Peckham is a CFA charterholder and member of the Association of Investment Management and Research and the New York Society of Security Analysts. He earned a BA in Economics and Russian from Vanderbilt University and is a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy. Profile
BRADLEY J. MOORE is an Equity Research Analyst at Putnam Lovell Securities, Inc., covering the e-finance industry specializing in e-processors and financial technology companies. He has covered the space for nearly two years. Prior to his employment at Putnam Lovell, Mr. Moore served in the investment group for a registered investment advisor wholly owned by State Street Research & Management Company. Additionally, Mr. Moore served with E&Y/Kenneth Leventhal & Company, an international consulting and accounting firm, where he managed engagements in investment valuation, applied research and business strategy. Mr. Moore received a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of San Francisco and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Davis. Mr. Moore is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the Association for Investment Management and Research (AIMR). He is Series 7 and Series 63 registered. Profile
TWST: Craig, what do you include in your coverage at Jefferies?

Mr. Peckham: I think the easiest way to break down our group is

to define it based on the customers of the particular