CHESTERFIELD, Mo. -- Somebody forgot to tell Stan Bradshaw that thrifts are a dying industry.

While many of his gray-haired counterparts may be waiting to be bought out, the 37-year-old president and chief executive of Roosevelt Financial Group has a record that puts other thrills and most banks to shame. Since 1990, his company has doubled its asset base twice to $8 billion while maintaining a 20%-plus return on equity.

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