General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> August 16, 2004


SIDNEY HOFFMAN, an Analyst at Cantella & Co., Inc., served as an Aviation Cadet in the U.S. Navy in 1944. In 1945, still with the U.S. Navy, he studied electronics theory and practice for 11 months. In 1948, he graduated cum laude from Harvard College with an AB in Electronic Theory and Practice and then went on to get his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1950. He has 13 years of experience in manufacturing, as well as 10 years' teaching experience at Clark University and Harvard College. With over 40 years as an analyst and stockbroker, Mr. Hoffman has served as the Director of Research for several New York Stock Exchange firms in Boston and as a member of the Board of Directors for several high tech companies. He has also held positions as Treasurer of Harvard Business School, Class of 1950, President of the Harvard Business School Club of Worcester, Chairman of the Harvard Business School Fund Drive for Boston and Worcester and finally as Treasurer and Board Member of the Alliance for the Mentally Ill in Massachusetts. Profile
TWST: Please begin with a brief overview of Cantella & Co., Inc., and

your responsibilities there.

Mr. Hoffman: Cantella & Co. is a broker dealer. Cantella has about 200