Ann Hynes is a senior healthcare services analyst at Mizuho Americas. She joined Mizuho in June 2011 and previously was a senior member of Leerink’s health care research team, recognized by Institutional Investor Magazine as the “Best of the Boutiques” in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008. She also worked as a senior research analyst at Caris & Company, FTN Equity Capital Markets, and Cowen and Company. She placed third in a Starmine ranking for accurate stock recommendations in the Health Care Provider & Service sector and is widely recognized by media and investors alike for her stock picking acumen. Hynes holds an M.B.A. from Boston College, Carroll School of Management, and a bachelor’s degree from Fairfield University.