Larry De Maria, CFA, co-group head–global industrial infrastructure, joined William Blair in 2011 and focuses on agriculture, construction, mining, and capital goods. Mr. De Maria was a managing director of global industrial infrastructure equity research at Sterne Agee for the previous four years, serving as co-manager of the group. Previously, he was a senior vice president–sales trading pod manager, institutional equity sales and trading at Prudential Equity Group from 2000 to 2007 and an associate vice president–institutional equity sales and trading at A.G. Edwards from 1998 to 2000. Mr. De Maria has a B.S. in business management (finance concentration) from Providence College.