Robert Mains joined Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc. as a senior equity research analyst covering the Healthcare Services and Healthcare REITs sectors in February 2007 and is based in Saratoga Springs, New York. Prior to joining Morgan Keegan, Mains was a senior research analyst with Ryan Beck. Before that, he was a senior analyst and Director of Research for The Advest Group and a research analyst with First Albany. Mains is a Chartered Financial Analyst and has been ranked in the Wall Street Journal Best on the Street Analyst Survey four times. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in applied math from Yale University in 1980 and his M.B.A. in finance from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1990.