James Townsend, Founder
Jamie Townsend has been involved with the Wall Street research
process for the last 25 years. The bulk of his career was spent at
SoundView Financial Group where he started in 1985 in
Institutional Sales. In 1987 he became Manager of Sales,
President and Portfolio Strategist in 1991, President, CEO and
Portfolio Strategist in 1993 and Chairman in 1997, before leaving
the firm in 1998. Since leaving SoundView, Jamie ran a small
technology focused hedge fund for three years before joining C. E.
Unterberg Towbin in 2001 as Director of Research and Head of
Institutional Sales. In 2003, he joined Advest Inc. as their Director of
Research and left Advest in September of 2004.



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