Education Management Corp ( EDMC) F2Q12 Earnings Call February 02, 2012 09:00 AM ET Executives Jim Sober - VP, Finance Todd Nelson - CEO Ed West - President and CFO Analysts Kelly Flynn - Credit Suisse Tom Dillon - William Blair David Warner - First Analysis Gary Bisbee - Barclays Jeff Silber - BMO Capital Markets Trace Urdan - Wunderlich Securities Jerry Herman - Stifel Nicolaus Suzanne Stein - Morgan Stanley Andrew Steinerman - JPMorgan Jeffrey Meuler - Baird Peter Appert - Piper Jaffray Sara Gubins - Bank of America PresentationOperator
Good morning and welcome to the Education Management Corporation's Fiscal 2012 Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call. All participants will be in listen-only mode. (Operator Instructions). Please note this event is being recorded. I would now like to turn the conference over to Jim Sober, Vice President, Finance. Please go ahead. Jim Sober Thanks, Amy. Welcome to Education Management's fiscal 2012 second quarter earnings call. With me on the call today are Todd Nelson, Chief Executive Officer; and Ed West, President and Chief Financial Officer. Following our opening remarks, we will begin a question-and-answer session. Before turning the call over to Todd for his opening comments, I'd like to remind everyone that the information presented on the call contains forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements include but are not limited to statements about our future plans and our future financial and operating performance. Actual results may differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements. Additional information containing or concerning factors that could cause actual results to differ materially are set forth in the cautionary statement included in the earnings release. Todd?
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