Senior Research Analysts

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Technology

Jason Kreyer

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jason kreyer

Jason Kreyer Senior Research Analyst

(612) 334-6328
jason.kreyer@craig-hallum.com

Associate Analyst:
Cal Bartyzal
(612) 334-6359
cal.bartyzal@craig-hallum.com

Jason Kreyer is a Senior Research Analyst at Craig-Hallum Capital Group. Mr. Kreyer covers the advertising technology, marketing technology, and real estate technology industries. Previously, he was a financial analyst at The Hartford. Mr. Kreyer holds a BBA in Financial Management from the University of North Dakota and an MBA from the University of St. Thomas.

  • Research Coverage
  • BuzzFeed

  • Cardlytics

  • Integral Ad Science Holding Corp

  • Magnite

  • Porch Group

  • QuinStreet Inc.

  • LiveRamp Holdings

  • Stagwell, Inc

  • TechTarget

  • VIZIO Holding

  • Xperi

  • Yelp, Inc

  • Zeta Global Holdings Corp.

  • Zillow Group

  • Alpha Select List
  • Creative Realities, Inc

  • Viant Technology, Inc.

  • EverQuote, Inc

  • comScore

Christian Schwab

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christian schwab

Christian Schwab Managing Partner Senior Research Analyst

(612) 334-6337
cschwab@craig-hallum.com

Associate Analyst:
Tyler Burmeister
(612) 334-6336
tyler.burmeister@craig-hallum.com

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.

  • Research Coverage
  • Axcelis Technologies

  • ACM Research

  • Applied Materials

  • Advanced Micro Devices

  • A10 Networks

  • Calix

  • Cohu, Inc.

  • Dycom Industries

  • Entegris

  • Extreme Networks

  • Flextronics

  • FormFactor

  • Ichor Holdings, Ltd

  • Infinera

  • Kulicke & Soffa Industries

  • Marvell Technology Group

  • MasTec

  • Nokia

  • Nextracker, Inc.

  • PDF Solutions

  • Ribbon Communications, Inc

  • Sanmina-SCI

  • Silvaco Group, Inc

  • Teradyne

  • Ultra Clean Holdings

  • Alpha Select List
  • Aehr Test Systems

  • DASAN Zhone Solutions

  • Lantronix

  • Southland Holdings, Inc.

  • Vuzix

Richard Shannon

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richard shannon

Richard Shannon Senior Research Analyst

(612) 334-6339
richard.shannon@craig-hallum.com

Associate Analyst:

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.

  • Research Coverage
  • AEVA Technologies

  • Astera Labs, Inc

  • Ambarella

  • AXT

  • Coherent, Inc.

  • Cepton, Inc.

  • Credo Technology Group, Ltd

  • IonQ, Inc.

  • Luminar Technologies

  • Lumentum

  • M/A-Com Technology Solutions

  • MaxLinear

  • NVIDIA

  • Navitas Semiconductor

  • Ouster

  • D-Wave Quantum Inc.

  • Tower Semiconductor

  • Vicor Corporation

  • Alpha Select List
  • Atomera

  • EMCORE

  • Everspin Technologies

  • POET Technologies Inc.

  • Pixelworks

  • QuickLogic

  • SkyWater Technology Inc

Anthony Stoss

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anthony stoss

Anthony Stoss Partner Senior Research Analyst

(612) 334-6330
astoss@craig-hallum.com

Associate Analyst:
Rian Bisson
(612) 334-6378
rian.bisson@craig-hallum.com

Tony Stoss is a Partner and 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.

  • Research Coverage
  • Digital Turbine, Inc.

  • Arlo Technologies, Inc

  • CalAmp

  • Digi International

  • Enovix

  • Immersion Corporation

  • indie Semiconductor

  • Knowles Corporation (KN)

  • ON Semiconductor

  • Qorvo

  • Silicon Motion

  • Semtech Corporation

  • STMicroelectronics

  • Skyworks Solutions

  • Synaptics

  • Alpha Select List
  • Acacia Research Corp

  • Airgain

  • Akoustis Technologies

  • Identiv, Inc.

  • PowerFleet, Inc

George Sutton

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george sutton

George Sutton Partner Senior Research Analyst

(612) 334-6331
gsutton@craig-hallum.com

Associate Analyst:
James Rush
(612) 334-6373
james.rush@craig-hallum.com

George Sutton is a Partner and Senior Research Analyst in the Equity Research Department at Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC, where he covers Technology-Enabled Services. Prior to C/H, 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.

  • Research Coverage
  • ACI Worldwide

  • Agilysys

  • Anterix

  • Cantaloupe

  • Docebo Inc

  • 8×8, Inc

  • eHealth

  • Everi Holdings Inc.

  • Green Dot

  • Globalstar, Inc.

  • Hackett Group

  • Hut 8 Mining

  • First Internet Bancorp

  • Mitek Systems, Inc

  • MoneyLion

  • PAR Technology

  • RingCentral

  • TeleTech Holdings

  • WisdomTree, Inc

  • Alpha Select List
  • AudioEye, Inc.

  • Applied Digital Corp

  • Freightos, Ltd.

  • Heritage Global Inc.

  • Liquidity Services, Inc.

  • Performant Financial

  • TransAct Technologies

Jeff Van Rhee

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jeff van rhee

Jeff Van Rhee Partner Senior Research Analyst

(612) 334-6343
jvanrhee@craig-hallum.com

Associate Analyst:
Daniel Hibshman
(612) 334-6344
daniel.hibshman@craig-hallum.com

Jeff Van Rhee is a Partner and 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.

  • Research Coverage
  • Akamai Technologies

  • Alkami Technology Inc

  • Cellebrite DI Ltd.

  • Cerence

  • Digimarc

  • Edgio, Inc.

  • Fastly

  • LivePerson

  • PagerDuty

  • Planet Labs

  • PROS Holdings

  • Rimini Street

  • SPS Commerce

  • Upland Software

  • Zuora

  • Alpha Select List
  • Asure Software

  • BlackSky Technology, Inc

  • Backblaze, Inc.

  • eGain

  • Intellicheck

  • Spire Global, Inc

Health Care

Bill Bonello

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Bill Bonello Senior Research Analyst

(612) 334-6385
bill.bonello@craig-hallum.com

Bill Bonello is a Senior Research Analyst covering life science and diagnostics tools companies. Prior to joining Craig-Hallum Capital Group, from 2017 through 2022, Bill served in various leadership roles, at NeoGenomics, Inc., a leading cancer testing and information company. Bill’s roles included Chief Strategy Officer, President of the Informatics Division, and Chief Financial Officer. Bill has more than 15 years’ experience as a sell-side analyst, largely focused on diagnostics and life science tools, including at Craig-Hallum (from 2012-2017), RBC Capital Markets, Wachovia Securities and Piper Jaffray. Bill also served as the Senior Vice President of Investor Relations at LabCorp.
Bill received his BA from Carleton College and MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

  • Research Coverage
  • CareDx

  • Exact Sciences

  • Guardant Health, Inc.

  • Natera

  • Quidel

  • GeneDx Holdings Corp

  • Alpha Select List
  • Akoya Biosciences, Inc

  • Cerus Corporation

Matthew Hewitt

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matthew hewitt

Matthew Hewitt Senior Research Analyst

(612) 334-6314
matthew.hewitt@craig-hallum.com

Associate Analyst:
Jack Siedow
(612) 334-8224
jack.siedow@craig-hallum.com

Matt Hewitt is a Senior Research Analyst covering the life science tools/services, health care technology/services and medical device industries. Thomson Reuters awarded him the #1 stock picker for Health Care Technology in 2018. Previously, he worked in the Internet Services, Software and Computer Peripherals research practice at Craig-Hallum and spent seven years at Advantus Capital Management. Mr. Hewitt received his M.B.A. and B.A. from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota.

  • Research Coverage
  • BioLife Solutions, Inc

  • Avid Bioservices

  • Codexis

  • HealthStream

  • InfuSystem Holding

  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals

  • Maravai Lifesciences Holdings, Inc

  • NeoGenomics

  • Inotiv

  • Omnicell

  • Repligen

  • Schrodinger

  • Simulations Plus

  • Alpha Select List
  • APYX Medical

  • Champions Oncology

  • iSpecimen

  • MaxCyte, Inc

  • OmniAb, Inc.

  • Streamline Health

Chase Knickerbocker

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Chase Knickerbocker Senior Research Analyst

(612) 334-6335
chase.knickerbocker@craig-hallum.com

Chase Knickerbocker is a Senior Research Analyst at Craig-Hallum Capital Group, where he focuses on Biopharma, Biotech, and Medical Technology companies. Prior to joining Craig-Hallum, Chase held several positions at Stryker. Chase received his BA in Finance from the University of Minnesota Crookston.

  • Research Coverage
  • Avadel Pharmaceuticals

  • Bioventus, Inc.

  • Harrow, Inc

  • Indivior PLC

  • Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc

  • MiMedx Group, Inc

  • Phathom Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

  • Alpha Select List
  • Acasti Pharma Inc

  • Alimera Sciences

  • Celcuity

  • CVRx, Inc.

  • Delcath Systems, Inc

  • DiaMedica Therapeutics

  • Eton Pharmaceuticals, Inc

  • Fennec Pharmaceuticals

  • KORU Medical Systems

  • scPharmaceuticals, Inc

  • Xeris Biopharma Holdings, Inc

  • Xtant Medical Holdings, Inc.

Albert Lowe

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Albert Lowe Senior Research Analyst

(612) 334-6354
albert.lowe@craig-hallum.com

Albert Lowe is a Senior Research Analyst covering biotechnology. Prior to joining Craig-Hallum Capital Group, Albert was a biotechnology research analyst at Piper Sandler. Albert received his PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

  • Alpha Select List
  • PMV Pharmaceuticals, Inc

  • Rezolute, Inc

  • Skye Bioscience, Inc

Per Ostlund

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per ostlund

Per Ostlund Senior Research Analyst

(612) 334-6353
per.ostlund@craig-hallum.com

Per Ostlund, CFA joined Craig-Hallum Capital Group in 2013 and serves primarily as Supervisory Analyst within Research.  Prior to joining Craig-Hallum, Per was a Vice President and Senior Research Analyst covering Consumer Products at Jefferies.  Per received his BA in Accounting from Gustavus Adolphus College and is a CFA charterholder.

 

  • Alpha Select List
  • iCAD

Consumer

Eric Des Lauriers

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eric des lauriers

Eric Des Lauriers Senior Research Analyst

(617) 275-5177
eric.deslauriers@craig-hallum.com

Eric Des Lauriers joined Craig-Hallum Capital Group in 2016 as a Research Analyst focused on small and micro-cap companies within the consumer, gaming, and technology verticals. In 2019, Mr. Des Lauriers became a senior research analyst at Craig-Hallum Capital Group, while shifting his sector focus to the cannabis industry and selected organic / greenhouse produce and hydroponics-related companies. Mr. Des Lauriers holds a BBA in Finance from Boston University and a MS in Financing from Boston College.

  • Research Coverage
  • Vita Coco Company, Inc.

  • Curaleaf Holdings

  • The Parent Company

  • GrowGeneration

  • Green Thumb Industries

  • Innovative Industrial Properties

  • Trulieve Cannabis

  • Turning Point Brands

  • TerrAscend

  • Village Farms International

  • Alpha Select List
  • Agrify

  • Farmer Bros. Co.

  • Goodness Growth Holdings

  • Mama’s Creations, Inc

  • Sow Good Inc

  • urban-gro Inc.

Alex Fuhrman

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Alex Fuhrman Senior Research Analyst

(612) 334-6360
alex.fuhrman@craig-hallum.com

Alex Fuhrman joined Craig-Hallum Capital Group in 2013 as a Senior Research Analyst, where he focuses on retailers and other consumer companies. Prior to joining Craig-Hallum, Mr. Fuhrman spent more than five years covering specialty retailers and department stores as an analyst at Raymond James and Piper Jaffray. Mr. Fuhrman holds a BS in Economics and an MBA in Finance from Tulane University in New Orleans, and is a CFA charterholder.

  • Research Coverage
  • Chegg

  • 1-800-FLOWERS

  • Lands’ End

  • Lindblad Expeditions Holdings

  • Lovesac

  • Life Time Group Holdings, Inc

  • MillerKnoll

  • Reservoir Media

  • Sonos, Inc

  • SunOpta

  • Upbound Group, Inc.

  • Viad Corp

  • Weight Watchers

  • Alpha Select List
  • Aterian, Inc.

  • iMedia Brands

  • LifeMD, Inc

  • Laird Superfood

Jeremy Hamblin

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Jeremy Hamblin Senior Research Analyst

(612) 334-6371
jeremy.hamblin@craig-hallum.com

Associate Analyst:
CJ Dipollino
(617)275-5176
cj.dipollino@craig-hallum.com

Jeremy Hamblin joined Craig-Hallum Capital Group as a Senior Research Analyst in 2019, where he primarily covers the consumer sector. Prior to joining Craig-Hallum, Jeremy spent 6 years as a senior analyst at Dougherty & Company primarily covering the consumer sector. In addition, he had more than a decade of experience on the buy-side as an analyst and portfolio manager at Crown Advisors, Forefront Capital, Seamark Capital and Morgan Stanley Investment Management. He began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers as an auditor and consultant in the assurance and advisory practice in New York City. Jeremy earned his BS in Business Administration from Bucknell University and earned an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. He is a CFA charterholder.

  • Research Coverage
  • Arhaus, Inc

  • Axon Enterprise

  • Boot Barn Holdings

  • Bowlero Corp.

  • Citi Trends

  • Evolv Technologies Holdings, Inc

  • Five Below

  • Grocery Outlet Holding

  • The Joint

  • NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc

  • Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings

  • Purple Innovation, Inc.

  • SoundThinking, Inc.

  • Alpha Select List
  • Destination XL Group

  • GEN Restaurant Group, Inc

  • Kirkland’s

  • Kura Sushi USA

  • Potbelly Corp

  • Wag! Group Co.

  • Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc

Ryan Sigdahl

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Ryan Sigdahl Partner Senior Research Analyst

(612) 334-6376
ryan.sigdahl@craig-hallum.com

Associate Analyst:
Will Yager
(612) 334-6374
will.yager@craig-hallum.com

Associate Analyst:
Matthew Raab
(612) 334-6338
matthew.raab@craig-hallum.com

Ryan Sigdahl is a Senior Research Analyst at Craig-Hallum Capital Group, where he covers industrial technology, specialty consumer and online gaming companies. Prior to joining Craig-Hallum, Mr. Sigdahl was an audit senior at Deloitte. Mr. Sigdahl holds a BA in Economics-Finance and Accounting from Concordia College and is a CFA charterholder.

  • Research Coverage
  • Asbury Automotive Group

  • DraftKings

  • Flutter Entertainment plc

  • GAN Limited

  • Genius Sports Group

  • Lithia Motors

  • Light & Wonder, Inc.

  • PlayStudios

  • Penn National Gaming

  • CarParts.com

  • Rush Street Interactive

  • Vivid Seats Inc

  • Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings

  • Sportradar Group

  • Gentherm Incorporated

  • Alpha Select List
  • Codere Online Luxembourg, S.A.

  • Solo Brands, Inc

  • Full House Resorts

  • Gambling.com Group Ltd

  • Hudson Technologies

  • Inspired Entertainment

Industrial & Clean Technology

Steve Dyer

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steve dyer

Steve Dyer Chief Executive Officer Senior Research Analyst

(612) 334-6302
steven.l.dyer@craig-hallum.com

Associate Analyst:
Matthew Raab
(612) 334-6338
matthew.raab@craig-hallum.com

Steve Dyer became CEO at Craig-Hallum in 2020 after more than 15 years as a senior research analyst at the firm. He is also a member of the firm’s Board of Governors. Mr. Dyer has appeared on CNBC, Bloomberg, CBC and NPR; and is regularly quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s and numerous other publications. Prior to joining Craig-Hallum, Mr. Dyer was a consultant at American Express Financial Corp. He received a BA from Marquette University and an MBA from the University of St. Thomas.

  • Research Coverage
  • Shyft Group

  • Smith & Wesson Brands

  • Titan Machinery

  • XPEL, Inc.

Greg Palm

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greg palm

Greg Palm Senior Research Analyst

(612) 334-6355
greg.palm@craig-hallum.com

Associate Analyst:
Danny Eggerichs
(612) 334-6379
danny.eggerichs@craig-hallum.com

Greg Palm is a Senior Research Analyst at Craig-Hallum Capital Group covering industrial technology and manufacturing companies. Mr. Palm holds a BA in Economics from Gustavus Adolphus College and a Master of Science in Finance from Boston College.

  • Research Coverage
  • BrightView Holdings, Inc

  • BlueLinx Holdings

  • Cavco Industries

  • 3D Systems

  • Desktop Metal

  • Faro Technologies

  • Kornit Digital

  • nLight, Inc

  • Markforged Holding

  • Ranpak Holdings

  • Proto Labs

  • Skyline Champion

  • Stratasys

  • Symbotic, Inc.

  • Xometry, Inc.

  • Alpha Select List
  • Allient Inc

  • Transcat

Aaron Spychalla

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Aaron Spychalla Senior Research Analyst

(612) 334-6364
aaron.spychalla@craig-hallum.com

Aaron Spychalla is a Senior Research Analyst at Craig-Hallum Capital Group, where he covers Clean Tech & Industrials. Previously, he has worked in investment and financial analyst roles at Slocum & Associates (now a part of Mercer), Thomson Reuters, and Piper Jaffray. Mr. Spychalla holds a BA in both Finance and Accounting from Augsburg College and is a CFA charterholder.

  • Research Coverage
  • Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc.

  • Newpark Resources, Inc

  • Alpha Select List
  • Bowman Consulting Group, Ltd

  • CECO Environmental Corp.

  • LSI Industries Inc.

  • Orion Group Holdings, Inc

  • Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc

  • Quest Resource Holding Corp.

  • Shimmick Corporation

Eric Stine

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eric stine

Eric Stine Senior Research Analyst

(612) 334-6389
eric.stine@craig-hallum.com

Associate Analyst:
Aaron Spychalla
(612) 334-6364
aaron.spychalla@craig-hallum.com

Luke Persons
(612) 334-6363
luke.persons@craig-hallum.com

Eric Stine is a Senior Research Analyst in the Equity Research Department at Craig-Hallum Capital Group where he covers Clean Tech & Industrials. Mr. Stine has over 25 years of sell-side experience (including well over a decade covering Clean Tech) and prior to joining Craig-Hallum in 2012 was a Senior Analyst at Northland Capital Markets and a Senior Trader at MJSK and R.J. Steichen. Mr. Stine has been recognized by Thomson Reuters for his stock picking abilities and earnings estimates, and received his BS in Finance from Miami University (Oxford, Ohio).  Eric’s coverage includes clean transportation, biofuels, energy/equipment, hydrogen fuel cells, wind, solar and sustainable materials.

  • Research Coverage
  • Alto Ingredients

  • Ameresco

  • Aspen Aerogels

  • Blue Bird Corp.

  • Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

  • Enphase Energy

  • Green Plains

  • Chart Industries

  • PureCycle Technologies

  • Plug Power

  • TPI Composites

  • Tigo Energy, Inc

  • Westport Fuel Systems

  • Alpha Select List
  • American Superconductor

  • Broadwind

  • Carbon Revolution

  • Electrovaya Inc.

  • Flux Power Holdings, Inc

  • Orion Energy Systems

  • Power Solutions

  • Vertex Energy