Our Research Analysts

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Richard Rinkoff

  • Carnegie Mellon University,
  • MBA and BS in Mathematics

Roger Norberg

Directors

Chad Bennett

  • Senior Research Analyst
  • (612) 334-6366

Chad Bennett joined Craig-Hallum Capital Group as a Senior Analyst in 2011 and covers stocks in the software and hardware sectors. In 2010, he achieved Best on the Street status by the Wall Street Journal in Software. Previously, he was a senior analyst at Northland Capital Markets and Miller Johnson Steichen Kinnard (MJSK). Chad received his BA in Finance from University of St. Thomas.

Brad Berning

  • Senior Research Analyst
  • (612) 334-6304

Brad Berning is a Senior Research Analyst in the Equity Research Department at Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC.

Jason Kreyer

  • Senior Research Analyst
  • (612) 334-6328

Jason Kreyer is a Senior Research Analyst in the Equity Research Department at Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC.

Christian Schwab

  • Senior Research Analyst
  • (612) 334-6337

Christian Schwab is a Senior Research Analyst in the Equity Research Department at Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC, where he covers the Computer Hardware, Semiconductor and Telecommunications industries. Previously, he was a Managing Director in the Capital Markets Group at John G. Kinnard, a boutique investment bank based in Minneapolis. Mr. Schwab has been recognized several times by both the Wall Street Journal Best on the Street and Forbes.com/StarMine Best Brokerage Analysts for his stock picking accuracy. Mr. Schwab received a B.A. degree from the University of Minnesota.

Richard Shannon

  • Senior Research Analyst
  • (612) 334-6339

Richard Shannon joined the Equity Research Department at Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC as a Senior Research Analyst in 2011 and covers stocks in the semiconductor sector. He was the #1 ranked semiconductor analyst in the Wall Street Journal’s Best on the Street survey for 2009 and 2010. Previously, he was a senior analyst at Northland Capital Markets and Piper Jaffray, an associate at UBS, and was an operating systems programmer at IBM for four years. Richard received his BS in Computer & Electrical Engineering from Purdue University, an MBA from the Carlson School at the University of Minnesota and is a CFA charter holder.

Anthony Stoss

  • Senior Research Analyst
  • (612) 334-6330
  • Associate Analyst:
  • Jeanette Omdalen
  • (612) 334-6384

Tony Stoss is a Senior Research Analyst in the Equity Research Department at Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC, where he covers various technology industries, primarily in the Wireless and Cable related sectors. Previously, he focused on various technology industries at EarlyBird Capital, SouthEast Research Partners/Ryan Beck and Martin Simpson Research. Mr. Stoss received his B.A. in Financial Management from St. Thomas College and an M.B.A. from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management.

George Sutton

  • Senior Research Analyst
  • (612) 334-6331
  • Associate Analyst:
  • Jason Kreyer
  • (612) 334-6328

George Sutton is a Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst in the Equity Research Department at Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC, where he covers Business Service and Software. He is also the creator of The FAST List, a quantitative based product. From 1995-2003, he was a Managing Director in the Research Department at RBC Capital Markets and its predecessor Dain Rauscher Wessels. Before that Mr. Sutton worked on the buy-side with First Chicago Investment Management (now JP Morgan) and First Chicago Venture Capital (now Madison Dearborn Partners). Mr. Sutton received a B.S. in Finance from Indiana University in Bloomington and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University.

Jeff Van Rhee

  • Senior Research Analyst
  • (612) 334-6343
  • Associate Analyst:
  • Ryan Notvest

Jeff Van Rhee is a Senior Research Analyst in the Equity Research Department at Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC, where he covers Software Centric technology companies. Previously, he was a Managing Director and Director of Research at Investec, an international investment bank headquartered in London. Mr. Van Rhee has been recognized several times by the Wall Street Journal, Forbes.com/StarMine and others for the performance of his stock picks. Mr. Van Rhee received a B.A. in Finance and Economics from Central Michigan University. He is a CFA charterholder.

Technology

Bill Bonello

  • Senior Research Analyst
  • (612) 334-6383

Bill Bonello is a Senior Research Analyst in the Equity Research Department at Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC, where he covers healthcare stocks. Bill has more than a decade of experience as a senior sell side analyst at Piper Jaffray, Wachovia, and RBC Capital Markets, covering diagnostic products, research tools, and healthcare providers. Bill also served as the Senior Vice President of Investor Relations and a member of the Executive Committee at LabCorp. Bill earned a BA from Carleton College and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Kevin Ellich

  • Senior Research Analyst
  • (612) 334-8228

Kevin Ellich is a Senior Research Analyst in the Equity Research Department at Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC.

Charles Haff

  • Senior Research Analyst
  • (612) 334-6347

Charles Haff is a Senior Research Analyst at Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC, where he covers medical devices and ancillary healthcare services. Previously, he covered medical devices at Dougherty & Co. and was a buyside healthcare analyst for 11 years at Thrivent, Security Global Investors, and JPMorgan Asset Management. Mr. Haff earned his B.S. from the Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas and his M.B.A. from Xavier University.

Matthew Hewitt

  • Senior Research Analyst
  • (612) 334-6314

Matt Hewitt is a Senior Research Analyst in the Equity Research Department at Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC, where he works in collaboration with Steve Crowley covering various medical technology companies including a growing number targeting health care service providers. Previously, he worked in the Internet Services, Software and Computer Peripherals research practice at Craig-Hallum and spent seven years at Advantus Capital Management performing commercial paper trading, cash management and valuation duties. Mr. Hewitt received his M.B.A. and B.A. from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Matt Tiampo

  • Senior Research Analyst
  • (612) 334-6356

Matt Tiampo is a Senior Research Analyst in the Equity Research Department at Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC.

Health Care

Steven Dyer

  • Senior Research Analyst
  • (612) 334-6302
  • Associate Analyst:
  • Greg Palm
  • (612) 334-6355

Steve Dyer is a Senior Research Analyst in the Equity Research Department at Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC, where he covers Industrial Technology. Prior to joining Craig-Hallum, Mr. Dyer was a consultant at American Express Financial Corp. Mr. Dyer received a B.A. degree from Marquette University and an M.B.A. from the University of St. Thomas. Mr. Dyer is on the Alumni Board of Advisors for the student run Aristotle Fund at the University of St. Thomas.

Tom Erickson

  • Senior Research Analyst
  • (612) 334-6309

Tom Erickson is a Senior Research Analyst in the Equity Research Department at Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC.

Alex Fuhrman

  • Senior Research Analyst
  • (612) 334-6360

Alex Fuhrman is a Senior Research Analyst in the Equity Research Department at Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC.

Mike Malouf

  • Senior Research Analyst
  • (617) 275-5175
  • Associate Analyst:
  • Ross Licero
  • (617) 275-5177

Michael Malouf, CFA is a Senior Research Analyst and Head of our Boston team. His focus is on small and mid-cap companies that exhibit high recurring revenue, positive earnings revisions and rising operating margins. Michael spent 7 years at RCM Capital in San Francisco where he rose to Co-Head of Small Cap Investments, managing over $1 Billion. He then moved to Boston and launched the Small Cap Growth product at Neuberger Berman. Most recently, Michael was a founding Partner, President and Portfolio Manager at Copper Rock Capital Partners, a money manager specializing in Small Cap Growth stocks. Michael has received his B.S. in Finance from Arizona State University and is CFA charterholder.

Brad Meikle

  • Senior Research Analyst
  • (612) 334-8227

Brad Meikle is a Senior Research Analyst in the Equity Research Department at Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC.

Greg Palm

  • Senior Research Analyst
  • (612) 334-6355

Greg Palm is a Senior Research Analyst in the Equity Research Department at Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC.

Eric Stine

  • Senior Research Analyst
  • (612) 334-6389
  • Associate Analyst:
  • Aaron Spychalla
  • (612) 334-6364

Erice Stine is a Senior Research Analyst in the Equity Research Department at Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC.

Consumer, Industrial & Clean Technology

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