Michael Barr, Managing Director, joined the firm in 2006. Michael is an Senior Research Analyst for the Global Equity Research Department. His coverage responsibilities include Commercial Aerospace, Airlines, Defense, Transportation and Specialty Metals. Before joining the firm, Michael spent two years as a research analyst at Shockoe Capital in Richmond, VA. Prior to that, from 1999-2004, Michael was an associate analyst at Prudential Equity Group in New York where he covered both the Aerospace and Defense sectors as well as Transportation and Airlines. Michael received his BA in Economics from the University of Virginia in 1999.