Bill Pecoriello has been CEO of Consumer Edge Research LLC since Jan. 2009. Prior to founding Consumer Edge Research, he was a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley covering the Beverages and Household/Personal Care sectors for over seven years. He also spent over five years at Sanford Bernstein, where he was a Partner and covered the Beverage and Tobacco sectors. Mr. Pecoriello was also a project manager and Strategic management consultant at Mars & Co, for five years where he consulted to the senior management teams of consumer product companies on strategic issues the companies faced. He was a top ranked Beverage Analyst by Institutional Investor for 11 years and held the number one position from 2003-2008. He has also been top ranked in other surveys such as Greenwich Associates, Wall Street Journal, Forbes and Reuters.
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Senior Analyst & Director of Research
David Schick is a Senior Analyst covering the Retail and Luxury Sectors and serves as Director of Research. David has worked in Equity Research, covering the Retail Sector, for 20 years. He started his career as a Research Associate at Lehman Brothers covering the Retail Sector and from 2002-2016 was Senior Retail Analyst and most recently served as Consumer Group Head at Stifel Financial (former Legg Mason Capital Markets). David earned a BA in History from the University of Michigan in beautiful Ann Arbor, MI.
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Brett is a Senior Analyst leading our coverage of beverages and alcoholic beverages and is Co-Head of our Global Consumer Staples Team. Prior to joining Consumer Edge Research, he was a vice president at Morgan Stanley, spending seven years covering the Beverage sector. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, he was at Sanford Bernstein helping to cover the beverage and tobacco sectors. Brett earned his BA from Bucknell University in Economics and Finance and is a CFA charterholder. Companies or segments covered: Alcohol, Beverage
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With 18 years of total sell-side experience, the most recent 13 as a senior food & beverage analyst, Jonathan has actively covered more than 50 companies as Head of Consumer Research for Janney Capital Markets, Credit Suisse, Wells Fargo, and most recently as Head of Athlos Research. He’s been twice named to Wall Street Journal’s Best on the Street Report, cited for outstanding stock picking by StarMine, and frequently ranked among the highest few boutique analysts in food in the Greenwich Associates and Institutional Investor surveys. Jonathan started his career at Lehman Brothers and graduated with an A.B. in Government from Harvard University, where he was Captain of the Rowing Team. He currently serves as Co-Chair of the Consumer Analyst Group of New York and is a CFA Charterholder.
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Director of Sales
Kurt Meyerhoff is Director of Sales and Consumer Sector Specialist. Kurt brings over nine years of buyside experience with over a decade of direct global consumer sector expertise. Prior to joining Consumer Edge Research, he was a Vice President and Portfolio Manager with Deephaven Capital Management. Earlier in his career, Kurt was a Portfolio Manager at Citadel Investment Group and LevelGlobal Investors and served as an analyst with Morgan Stanley Investment Management – in each role focusing primarily on investment selection within the Global Consumer space. Mr. Meyerhoff graduated from Bradley University with a BS in Business Marketing and has a concentration in International Business and Economics from IT-Universitetet i Kobenhavn in Denmark.
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Analyst, Small & Mid Cap Staples
Brian Holland is an Analyst at Consumer Edge Research focused on the small and mid cap packaged food and beverage sectors. Brian brings over six years of equity research experience across the consumer vertical, including the packaged food, beverage, food retail, and softline retail sectors. Prior to joining Consumer Edge Research, Brian served as a senior associate covering the packaged food and beverage sectors as a senior associate at Janney Montgomery Scott LLC. Brian earned a BS in Finance from Rutgers University.
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James (Jamie) Albertine is a Senior Analyst covering the Automotive industry. Prior to joining CER Jamie served as the Lead Auto Analyst at Stifel Financial. He started his career in investment banking at Merrill Lynch and also worked in the Private Debt Capital Group at SAC Capital. Jamie earned his AB in Economics from Harvard College.
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