Arvind Bhatia, CFA
Senior Research Analyst
Arvind Bhatia joined Sterne Agee in January 2006 as the Associate Director of Research. Mr. Bhatia follows companies in the Interactive Entertainment, Digital Entertainment and Consumer areas. Before joining Sterne Agee, Mr. Bhatia was with Southwest Securities. He has thrice received recognition in The Wall Street Journal's "Best on The Street Analysts Survey" in June 2003, June 2005, and June 2007 for the leisure and specialty retail categories. Previously, Mr. Bhatia worked in the equity research department of Dallas-based Dain Rauscher, Inc., covering retail, consumer products and food processing industries. He has also worked in sales for Usha International Ltd., an international consumer products marketing company headquartered in New Delhi, India. He received his Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2001. Mr. Bhatia holds an MBA from Pittsburg State University, Kansas, and a Bachelor's of Commerce (Honors) degree from Delhi University.
Brett Strauser joined Sterne Agee in September 2010 as a research associate covering Educational Services and Interactive Media. Prior to joining the firm, he covered projects in the Greater New Orleans Area as a Program Analyst for the US Army Corps of Engineers. Mr. Strauser holds a BS in Finance and Banking from the University of Missouri-Columbia.