Analyst Biographies

BJ Cook, CFA

BJ Cook’s experience in small and micro-cap equity analysis spans nearly a decade. He is a generalist by trade and focuses on both value and growth styles. BJ holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. His previous roles include portfolio management, trading, and retirement planning.

Frank DiLorenzo, CFA

Frank has a CFA and MBA and over two decades experience covering various stocks and industries, including a focus on healthcare, technology, and consumer-related companies. Frank was the biotech and life sciences analyst at S&P for several years where he amassed a top stock picking record amongst the analyst team. He was also instrumental in the creation of the Biotechnology and Life Sciences Tools & Services GICS subindustries. Frank has worked with BMO and Mizuho, as well as on a consulting basis, and traveled to Japan and Europe to provide investment advice and strategic corporate advice to investment firms and pharmaceutical companies. In his previous role with Singular Research, he covered stocks across several sectors. Frank also manages/advises on family office portfolios and has prior fixed income experience.

Mac Furst, CFA

Mac Furst has extensive experience in finance, information technology (IT), and electric and autonomous vehicles. As an equity research analyst on both the buy-side and the sell-side, Mac has published dozens of equity research reports. Working for the $5 billion asset management firm HBSS, he was responsible for stock recommendations worth $250 million. As a research analyst with Gartner, the global market leader in IT industry and market research, Mac published extensively on IT markets, companies, and products. While at Gartner, he received numerous, highly coveted awards for research excellence. Furthermore, Mac has published equity research reports on EV and AV manufacturers. Mac is an active member of the CFA Institute and mentors university students participating in the CFA Institute’s Research Challenge.

David Marsh, CFA

David Marsh is an equity research analyst, who has been with Singular Research since July 2022. He is a generalist, with coverage of companies in several industry verticals including: technology, media, telecom (TMT), energy, real estate, diversified industrials, and consumer. Prior to joining Singular, Mr. Marsh accumulated over 12 years of Wall Street experience, mostly serving as a publishing sell-side research analyst for various brokerage firms. During a six-year tenure at Friedman, Billings, Ramsey, Mr. Marsh covered over 50 different companies in a wide variety of industries and earned research votes from some of the largest asset managers in the world. During his career, he has helped to underwrite over $7 billion in capital markets transactions. Mr. Marsh holds an M.B.A. in finance from Wake Forest University and a B.S. in accounting from Washington & Lee University. Mr. Marsh has been a CFA charterholder continuously since being awarded the designation in 2007.

Jim Marrone, CFA

Jim Marrone holds a B. Sc. in Geology and an MBA. He has worked as an equity analyst over a decade where he covers North American equities across multiple sectors. In addition to working as an analyst, Jim also works as a financial trainer where he teaches financial modeling, valuation, and capital markets to new analyst hires. Jim holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and the Advanced Financial Modelling (AFM) designations.

Michael Mathison, CFA

Michael Mathison is a CFA charterholder who has worked in the investment business for 40 years. Michael ran the institutional product development group at Street Global Advisors, working with institutional investors to design portfolios. Previously Michael worked at Fidelity Investments, also with institutional investors. Michael has been a securities analyst since middle school, when he helped his mom figure out how dividends work. More recently, Michael has been an analyst for Singular since 2022. Michael has a BA in Applied Mathematics from Northwestern University and did graduate work at MIT.

Christopher Sakai, CFA

Christopher Sakai is a CFA charterholder and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Claremont McKenna College, Master of Science degree from Purdue University, and an MBA from Pepperdine University. Chris is currently Director of Research at Singular Research and has been working with the Company for six years. Prior to Singular Research, Mr. Sakai worked as an analyst for five years at One Capital Management, LLC and previously at CitizensTrust for one year as an analyst. Chris currently lives in the Los Angeles area and enjoys skiing, running, and watching the San Francisco 49ers and Giants on his time off.

Gowshihan Sriharan, CFA

Gowshihan Sriharan is a seasoned analyst with over a decade of experience in equity research, encompassing both buy-side and sell-side exposure. He has held pivotal roles at South Texas Money Management, Gravity Capital, Sidoti & Co, and C.L.King & Associates. As an experienced generalist, he has analyzed a myriad of sectors, quickly identifying and diving into the key factors driving investment theses. Gowshe holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. A native of the UK, he splits his time between London and the U.S.