Chris, who has over 18 years of equity research experience, joined Stephens in July 2010 as a Managing Director focusing on the medical device and hospital supply sector. He was recently ranked #3 for stock selection by the Wall Street Journal All-Star Analyst Survey as well as StarMine/ Financial Times in 2011 and was ranked #1 for stock selection by both the Wall Street Journal All-Star Analyst Survey and by StarMine /Financial Times for his work in the sector during 2009. Additionally, Chris has received votes in the Institutional Investor All-Star annual survey for his work in the sector.
Prior to his employment with Stephens, Chris began his professional career with Dean Witter and also worked for Cargill, Inc., Morgan Keegan, SunTrust Equitable Securities and FTN Equity Capital Markets. Chris received a Masters in Business Administration, with concentrations in finance and operations management from the University of Tennessee and a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from the University of Arkansas.