Bill Plovanic – is a Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst covering medical technology at First Albany Capital. Mr. Plovanic joined the firm in 2001, after serving as a Research Analyst at PMG Capital. He held similar positions at LaSalle Street Securities and Madison Securities, both in Chicago. In 2003, Mr. Plovanic was selected as a Wall Street Journal “All Star” Analyst in the medical device sector and has been named the #1-ranked analyst by Starmine for stock picking and performance. He graduated from Bradley University with a BS in Finance.