StarMine Analyst Awards

Baird research analysts have been recognized annually in the StarMine Analyst Awards since their inception in 2001.

September 23, 2014

Baird research analysts have again been recognized among the best in the United States, according to the StarMine’s 13th annual analyst survey released Aug. 28.

The StarMine Analyst Awards recognized 10 Baird analysts with 12 total awards for the performance of their stock recommendations and the accuracy of their earnings estimates.

“This recognition underscores our team’s commitment to providing objective, high-quality, actionable insights,” said Jon Langenfeld, Head of Global Equities and Director of Equity Research. “We are thrilled that these analysts have been recognized for the quality of their work. I congratulate the recognized analysts and their teams and thank them for the outstanding service they provide to our clients every day.”

The following Baird analysts were recognized:

Eric Coldwell     Eric Coldwell was the No. 1 stock picker in Health Care Providers & Services and the No. 2 earnings estimator in Health Care Technology. Eric’s team includes Evan Stover, Research Associate; Michael Polark, Research Associate; and Lisa Aitchison, Research Assistant.
Jeff Elliott   Jeff Elliott was the No. 3 earnings estimator in Life Sciences Tools & Services. Jeff’s team includes Elena Popova, Research Analyst; and Lisa Aitchison, Research Assistant.
Michael Halloran   Michael Halloran was the No. 1 earnings estimator in Electrical Equipment. Michael’s team includes Roger Rama, Research Associate; Ryan O’Donnell, Research Associate; and Deb Thoelke, Research Assistant.
David Leiker   David Leiker was the No. 3 stock picker in Auto Components. David’s team includes Joe Vruwink, Senior Research Associate; Adam Schmitz, Research Analyst; and Kim Kelsey, Research Assistant.
David Manthey   David Manthey was the No. 3 earnings estimator in Trading Companies & Distributors. David’s team includes Luke Junk, Senior Research Associate; and Kim Kelsey, Research Assistant.
Mark Marcon   Mark Marcon was the No. 2 stock picker in Professional Services. Mark’s team includes Lauren Koeppen, Research Assistant; and Debbie Hoffman, Research Assistant.
David Parker   David Parker was the No. 3 stock picker in Electric Utilities. David’s team includes Erin Burke, Research Analyst; Betty Johnstone, Research Administrative Manager; and Talitha Hellams, Research Assistant.
Chris Raymond   Chris Raymond was the No. 1 earnings estimator in Biotechnology. Chris’ team includes Laura Chico, Research Associate; and Lisa Aitchison, Research Assistant.
Andrew Wittmann   Andrew Wittmann was the No. 3 stock picker in Commercial Services & Supplies and the No. 3 stock picker in Construction & Engineering. Andrew’s team includes Justine Hauke, Senior Research Associate; and Brenda Frazier, Research Assistant.
Peter Lisnic   Peter Lisnic was the No. 3 earnings estimator in Building Products. Peter, who earned this recognition for his work at Baird, left the firm earlier this year. His team included Joshua Chan, Research Associate.