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Thomas (Tom) Lavia, CFA

Managing Director
Equity Analyst
Director of Research

Prior to joining NWQ in 2011, Tom spent four years at Relational Investors, LLC where he was a Managing Director responsible for coverage of the technology industry. Previously, Tom was a Partner and Analyst at Harlingwood Capital Management. Prior to that, he spent two years at JMP Securities, LLC as a Vice-President and three years at Robertson Stephens, Inc. where he held various positions in investment banking and equity research.

Tom received his B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley. In addition, he earned the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst in 2004 and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Los Angeles.

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