Samuel R. Shapiro is the Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of the Company. Prior to forming the company in August of 1990, he had been with Bear Stearns & Co., Inc. since September 1977 and was a Managing Director. He holds a BBA from the University of Georgia.
Michael A. McCarthy is the Director of Research and a Chartered Financial Analyst. From 1985 until forming the Company in August 1990, he was a portfolio manager at Heilweil, Hollander & Jacobs in Atlanta. In 1987, he was appointed head portfolio manager at Heilweil, Hollander & Jacobs. Michael McCarthy has a BS in Chemical Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and a MS in Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Louis S. Shapiro is the President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He was formerly employed from June 1990 through April 1992 as an accountant for Habif, Arogeti and Wynne, PC, a Public Accounting firm. Before his employment as an accountant, he was a Registered Representative for Kidder Peabody in Atlanta. He holds an ABJ from the University of Georgia.
Harry B. Shapiro is the firm’s Research Analyst. He joined the firm in 2005, and previously spent 15 years in the investment business at Deutsche Bank Alex Brown from 2002 to 2005, Lehman Brothers from 2001 to 2002, Bear Stearns from 1995 to 2001, and Merrill Lynch from 1990 to 1995. His responsibilities included advising institutional and high net worth clients on various issues regarding equity and fixed income portfolio management. He holds a BBA in International Business from the University of Georgia.