Company Sponsored Research: Sidoti & Company, LLC


Biographies of selected Sidoti & Company's securities analysts.

Sidoti Analysts

Coverage as of 3/19/18

Greg Burns

Greg Burns joined Sidoti in September 2008 and currently covers stocks with a focus on technology and telecommunications.  Prior to joining Sidoti, Mr. Burns worked on the American Stock Exchange as an option market maker and specialist for Kellogg Capital.  Greg holds a BS in business from the State University of New York at Albany (1999) and an MBA from New York University (2009).


*Digi International (DGII)
*Federal Signal (FSS)
*Herman Miller (MLHR)
*HNI Corporation (HNI)
*Iridium Communications (IRDM)
*j2 Global (JCOM)
*Knoll (KNL)
*Mitel Networks (MITL)
*Plantronics (PLT)
*Sify Technologies (SIFY)
*Steelcase (SCS)
*Universal Electronics (UEIC)

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Frank Camma, CFA

Frank Camma, CFA has covered consumer companies for Sidoti since 2012.  Mr. Camma has over 20 years of Wall Street experience in both investment banking and research working at NatWest markets, Paine Webber, UBS and CIBC World Markets.   In addition to consumer, Mr. Camma has extensive experience covering healthcare companies. He has a BS in Finance from Villanova University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. 


*Helen of Troy (HELE)
*iRobot Corp (IRBT)
*Lancaster Colony (LANC)
*Lifetime Brands (LCUT)
*Medifast (MED)
*Movado (MOV)
*Nautilus (NLS)
*Nutrisystem (NTRI)
*Prestige Brands (PBH)
*RCI Hospitality (RICK)
*Trex Company (TREX)
*Tupperware Brands (TUP)
*USANA Health Sciences (USNA)
*Weight Watchers (WTW)


John Franzreb

John Franzreb is a Senior Equity analyst with Sidoti & Company, LLC.  He has been with the firm since 1999 and covers stocks in the Industrial Machinery, Capital Equipment and Electronic Components sectors.  Prior to Sidoti, Mr. Franzreb was an analyst at Forbes Investors Advisory Institute and an analyst/specialist at Value Line.  Mr. Franzreb is a 3-time winner of the Wall Street Journal’s ‘Best on The Street’ and was cited by BuySide magazine for accuracy in the Automotive sector for both earnings accuracy and recommendations.  Mr. Franzreb is a graduate of Bernard M. Baruch College. 


*Albany Intl (AIN)
*Alta Industrial Motion (AIMC)
*AZZ Inc. (AZZ)
*CTS Corporation (CTS)
*EnerSys (ENS)
*Gorman-Rupp (GRC)
*Hillenbrand (HI)
*Littelfuse (LFUS)
*Matrix Service (MTRX)
*MTS Systems (MTSC)
*Powell Industries (POWL)
*Vishay Precision (VPG)

Daniel Jacome, CFA

Daniel Jacome, CFA, joined Sidoti in April 2014 as an equity research analyst covering small cap paper, packaging, and forest product companies. Since then, he has expanded his research to include building materials, homebuilders, and newsprint publishing companies. Before joining Sidoti, he was a sell-side research associate at Oppenheimer & Co, Collins Stewart, and FTN Midwest (from 2008-2013) covering healthcare and consumer industries.  He earned his BA degree from Tufts University and his MBA from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.  Mr. Jacome is a CFA charter holder and on the Advisory Board of Directors for Indiana University’s Reese Investment Fund, a student-led investment vehicle. 


*Boise Cascade (BCC)
*Clearwater Paper (CLW)
*Greif (GEF)
*Kadant (KAI)
*Mercer Intl (MERC)
*Neenah Paper (NP)
*PH Glatfelter (GLT)
*Quad/Graphics (QUAD)
*Rayonier Advanced Materials (RYAM)
*Schweitzer-Mauduit Intl (SWM)
*tronc (TRNC)
*Universal Forest Products (UFPI)

Anthony C. Lebiedzinski

Anthony Lebiedzinski is a senior equity research analyst who joined Sidoti in June 2001 who largely covers specialty retail companies.  In 2004, Lebiedzinski received a “Best on the Street” award from the Wall Street Journal for his stock recommendations in the specialty retail sector. Prior to joining Sidoti, Lebiedzinski was a research associate with Netfolio, Inc., an investment advisor.  Lebiedzinski received his BS degree in Economics and Global Business Studies from Manhattan College.

*Casey’s General Stores (CASY)
*FTD Companies (FTD)
*Haverty Furniture (HVT)
*Hooker Furniture (HOFT)
*Johnson Outdoors (JOUT)
*Kirkland’s (KIRK)
*La-Z-Boy (LZB)
*OurPets (OPCO)
*PC Connection (CNXN)
*PetMed Express (PETS)
*Pool Corporation (POOL)
*Systemax (SYX)


Edward Marshall

For over 15 years, Ed Marshall has been a Senior Equity Research Analyst at Sidoti & Co. LLC covering Industrials, Aerospace, and Basic Materials.  Prior to joining Sidoti, Mr. Marshall was employed by AIG Sun America Mutual Funds.  He received his BA in Economics from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick.


*Barnes Group (B)
*DMC Global (BOOM)
*Ducommun (DCO)
*Franklin Electric (FELE)
*Haynes Intl (HAYN)
*Kaiser Aluminum (KALU)
*Kaman Corp (KAMN)
*Lydall (LDL)
*Materion (MTRN)
*Mistras Group (MG)
*MSA Safety (MSA)
*OMNOVA Solutions (OMN)
*Park-Ohio Hldgs (PKOH)
*Quaker Chemical (KWR)

Christopher McGinnis

Chris P. McGinnis has been a special situation equity analyst at Sidoti since 2009.   Prior to joining Sidoti, Mr. McGinnis was employed as a Research Analyst by Ahab Capital Management, Inc.  He also served on the board at Chelsea Piers LP. Mr. McGinnis received his BA of Literature degree from New England College.


*ACCO Brands (ACCO)
*Carriage Services (CSV)
*Core-Mark Holding (CORE)
*Douglas Dynamics (PLOW)
*Essendant (ESND)
*InnerWorkings, INc. (INWK)
*John bean Technologies (JBT)
*Libbey Inc. (LBY)
*Multi-Color Corp (LABL)
*Myers Industries (MYE)
*OTC Markets Group (OTCM)
*ScanSouce (SCSC)
*Standex Intl (SXI)
*Unifi, Inc. (UFI)


Joe Mondillo

Joe Mondillo joined Sidoti in 2007 as a small cap equity analyst at covering the Industrial sector.   In that time, he has formally covered over 25 companies in the space and followed 50-75 intermittently.   Prior to working for Sidoti & Co., Joe’s background consists of portfolio consulting at NEPC, LLC and fund accounting at State Street Corp.  Joe graduated from Bentley University in 2004 with a B.S. degree in Finance.


*AAON, Inc. (AAON)
*Alamo Group (ALG)
*Brady Corp (BRC)
*Briggs & Stratton (BGG)
*Columbus McKinnon (CMCO)
*Comfort Systems (FIX)
*CSW Industrials (CSWI)
*DXP Enterprises (DXPE)
*EnPro Industries (NPO)
*Graham Corp. (GHM)
*Hyster-Yale Materials Handling (HY)
*LIndsay Corp (LNN)
*LSB Industries (LXU)
*Sun Hydraulics (SNHY)
*The Toro Company (TTC)
*Tital Intl (TWI)

Stephen O'Hara

Stephen O’Hara joined Sidoti in 2007 and currently covers stocks that are in the transportation and industrial sectors.  Prior to joining Sidoti, Mr. O’Hara worked on the NYSE from 1996 to 2007.  From 2002 to 2007, Mr. O’Hara worked as a NYSE Specialist for Bank of America.  He graduated from St. Bonaventure University with a Bachelor degree in Finance (1993). 


*Air Transport Services (ATSG)
*Alexander & Baldwin (ALEX)
*Allegiant Travel (ALGT)
*Hawaiian Holdings (HA)
*LCI Industries (LCII)
*Matson (MATX(
*Monarch Casino & Resort (MCRI)
*Patrick Industries (PATK)
*SkyWest (SKYW)
*Spartan Motors (SPAR)
*Thor Industries (THOR)
*Viad (VVI)
*Winnebago Industries (WGO)


Greg Pendy

Greg Pendy joined Sidoti in 2015 as a consumer analyst and is currently focused on names in the discretionary space including retail softlines, hardlines and apparel.  Previously, he spent over five years at Nomura with research roles focused on both consumer retail and consumer staples coverage.  Prior to that, he worked at Bank of America as a consumer analyst on the cash equity trading desk.  He holds an M.B.A. from Rice University and a B.S. from Babson College. 


*Barnes & Noble Education (BNED)
*Barnes & Noble (BKS)
*Brinks (BCO)
*Daktronics (DAKT)
*International Speedway Corp (ISCA)
*Lindblad Expeditions (LIND)
*Oxford Industries (OXM)
*Perry Ellis Intl (PERY)
*Shoe Carnival (SCVL)
*Sotheby’s (BID)
*Takung Art Co. (TKAT)

Mitra Ramgopal

Mitra Ramgopal has more than 15 years of experience as a healthcare sell-side analyst. He was one of the original analysts when Sidoti & Company, LLC was founded in March 1999.  Prior to that, Mr. Ramgopal was an analyst at Schroders Plc, (1997-1998), NatWest Plc (1996-1997), and Value Line, Inc (1994-96).  He has a BA in Economics from Brandeis University (1986) and a Masters in Accounting & Finance from the London School of Economics (1992).


*Addus HomeCare (ADIS)
*AMN Healthcare Services (AMN)
*BioTelemetry (BEAT)
*Cantel Medical (CMD)
*Cross Country Healthcare (CCRN)
*Healthcare Services Group (HCSG)
*ICU Medical (ICUI)
*Inogen (INGN)
*Omnicell (OMCL)
*RadNet (RDNT)
*Steris (STE)
*Tactile Systems Tech. (TCMD)
*U.S. Physical Therapy (USPH)

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Mark Riddick, CFA

Marc Riddick, CFA became  a Business/Consumer Services Analyst at Sidoti in April 2016.  Previously, Mr. Riddick was a Senior Analyst at The Williams Capital Group LP, a Vice President at Advent Capital Management LLC, a Principal at Mutual of America Capital Management LLC, an Analyst at Scudder Stevens & Clark Inc, an Analyst at Zurich Scudder Investments, Inc., a Principal at Paine Webber Development Corp., and a Research Analyst at Value Line, Inc. Mr. Riddick received his undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania State University.


*ABM Industries (ABM)
*Colliers Intl (CIGI)
*CRA Intl (CRAI)
*Exponent (EXPO)
*FirstService Corp (FSV)
*FTI Consulting (FCN)
*ICF Intl (ICFI)
*Jones Lang Lasalle (JLL)
*Korn/Ferry International (KFY)
*McGrath RentCorp (MGRC)
*Mobile Mini(MINI)
*Navigant Consulting (NCI)
*SP Plus (SP)

Julio Romero

Julio Romero is an equity analyst at Sidoti & Co, covering building products. He joined the firm in April 2014. Before Sidoti, Julio was a private client banker at JPMorgan Chase. He is currently a CFA Level III Candidate. He obtained his B.S. in Finance from Binghamton University in 2009.


*Apogee Enterprises (APOG)
*Encore Wire (WIRE)
*Griffon Corp (GFF)
*InSteel Industries (IIIN)
*Quanex Building Products (NX)
*Simpson Manufacturing (SSD)

Jim Sidoti

Jim Sidoti has covered Medical Devices for Sidoti since 2002.   Prior to that he worked for 15 years as a project engineer designing sensors and controls for the medical device and semiconductor industries.  Jim has initiated coverage of more than 30 medical device names with more than a dozen acquired in the last ten years.  He has a BS in Physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Master in Business Administration from Dowling college.  

* Anika Therapeutics (ANIK)
* Cutera (CUTR)
* Haemonetics (HAE)
* Heska (HSKA)
* Integer Holdings (ITGR)
* Invacare (IVC)
* LeMaitre Vascular
* Merit Medical (MMSI)
* Myomo (MYO)
* Orthofix Medical (OFIX)
* STARR Surgical (STAA)
* Surmodics (SRDX)
* Trinity Biotech (TBIO)

Anja Soderstrom

Anja Soderstrom is a senior equity research analyst at Sidoti & Co., LLC with a primary focus on technology. Ms. Soderstrom has been in equity research for ten years covering various sectors and market caps at Maxim Group, Dahlman Rose & Co. and Telsey Advisory Group. Before starting in equity research she worked as a corporate governance analyst at GMI Ratings (now part of MSCI).  Additionally, she has experience in consulting within investor relations and bankruptcy administration for small- to-large cap clients primarily within the technology, retail and marine industries.  Ms. Soderstrom received her MS. in Business and Economics at Lund University, Sweden.


*OneSpan (OSPN)

Josh Vogel

Josh first joined Sidoti in 2004 as an analyst covering the Business Services sector.  Over 10-plus years his universe spanned more than 25 companies specializing in outsourcing, recruitment, financial services, technology, consulting, training and healthcare.  Prior to rejoining the firm in 2018, Josh spent time as a financial analyst and advisor focused primarily on helping individuals and small businesses implement financial plans and maximize cash flow through insurance, financing and cash management strategies.  Josh graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1997 with a B.B.A in Accounting.


* GSE Systems (GSE)
* Hexindai (HX)
* Kelly Services (KELYA)
* Sykes Enterprises (SYKE)