& CEO, Director of Research
Renny has an
extensive background in private equity, mergers and acquisitions, and
investment analysis complemented with senior operating roles. Prior to
founding Management CV, Renny spent several years in the private equity
industry where he identified and led the leveraged buy-out of Media
General Financial Services in 2003 and subsequently served as the
Company's CEO and later as the President of combined roll-up entity
Hemscott, Inc. until its eventual sale in 2006. Prior to his private
equity experience, Renny was a co-founder and CEO of DataJungle
Software and served as the Managing Director of the Worldscope
financial database before it was acquired by Thomson Financial in 2000.
Early in his career, Renny worked at the Value Line Investment Survey
whose influence is evident in Management CV's ranking system approach.
Renny is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and serves on the
advisory board of FirstRain, a news and information search company.
John has an
extensive background in private equity and venture capital where he has
held senior finance and operating roles in portfolio companies. Prior
to joining Management CV, John spent several years in the private
equity industry where he served as the COO of Media General Financial
Services and later as the EVP of Global Operations for the combined
roll-up entity Hemscott plc. After Hemscott, John served as the CFO of
venture backed DoublePositive Marketing Group. Most recently, he was a
co-founder and the CFO of private equity backed E-Zone Direct which was
sold in February 2011. Early in his career, he served as the VP of
Interactive Services at The NASDAQ Stock Market where he launched and
ran the NASDAQ.com website. He also has extensive consulting experience
having previously worked at McKinsey & Company and Deloitte
& Touche. John is a graduate of The University of Virginia
where he received both his undergraduate degree and MBA.
VP of Client
is VP of Client
Services and brings 12 years experience as a buy side investor. Before
joining Management CV, Christine worked at Daruma Asset Management, an
investment firm based in New York City, where she helped manage a $1.5
billion focused portfolio of small/midcap stocks. She started her
investment management career at Morgan Stanley Asset Management and has
worked on the Small Cap Value team at Chartwell Investment Partners and
the Equity Income Fund at Parnassus Investments. Christine holds an
M.B.A. from Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y., where she previously
earned a B.A. in Government.
Ann Northrop, CFA
VP - Research Services
Ann has extensive experience as an investment analyst. She has covered the equities of diverse sectors, most recently restaurants. Previously, she covered wireless telecom equipment at UBS, and began her career in investment research following high-yield fixed income securities at Gruntal & Co (since acquired by Ryan Beck). She joined the industry from Security Pacific Merchant Bank (since acquired by Bank of America), where she was an analyst in its credit training program. Ann has a BA in Economics from the University of Southern California and later earned a CFA.
Partner at LMC Advisors
extensive experience in designing and facilitating strategy offsites
for senior executive teams and Boards in a diverse range of industries,
including financial services, technology, food service, professional
services and manufacturing. He has an encyclopedic mind for management
theory and practice. His areas of expertise include strategy
formulation and execution, strategic alignment and growth best
practices. He is a co-author of "Off-Sites that Work" in the June 2006
issue of the Harvard Business Review. Logan previously practiced
corporate law for several years with Wilkie Farr & Gallagher in
New York. He has a BA and a MBA from Penn and a JD from Northwestern.
Alison Mackey, PhD
Professor - California Polytechnic State University
Alison is an
Assistant Professor of Management at CalPoly's Ofalea College of
Business in San Luis Obispo, CA. Previously, she was an Assistant
Professor at Texas A&M University's Mays Business School.
Alison teaches and conducts research in the areas of strategic
management, executive labor markets, and corporate social
responsibility. She has had her research published in top academic
journals such as the Academy of Management Review . Her research on
CEOs and executive labor markets was recently recognized by the Academy
of Management Business Policy and Strategy Division as one of the most
promising academic contributions from young scholars. Alison's 2005
working paper "How Much Do CEOs Influence Firm Performance - Really?"
was a formative part of Renny's idea for Management CV and provides a
meaningful and quantifiable attribution to the CEO factor in public
companies. Alison graduated with a BA in economics and an MBA from
Brigham Young and then earned her PhD at The Ohio State University.
Gary Mitchell, J.D.
Gary is an
active equity portfolio manager and analyst for an established
investment advisory firm in Baltimore, Maryland. As an investment
practitioner, he spends a good deal of his time evaluating
public-company management teams and interacting directly with CEOs and
CFOs. Gary is a self-described "process person" and is helping MCV
refine our rigorous due diligence methodology for evaluating and
analyzing public company management teams. His legal background is
particularly valuable in understanding the complexities and nuances of
SEC filings and the regulatory environment for public companies. Prior
to joining his current investment advisory firm in 2005, Gary practiced
law for thirteen years. He has served as a corporate attorney for two
S&P 500 companies in New Jersey (Lucent Technologies and then
C.R. Bard) with a particular focus on corporate, securities and
regulatory law, as well as mergers and acquisitions and corporate
governance. He previously practiced at the law firm Sidley &
Austin (now Sidley, Austin, Brown & Wood) in New York. Gary
received an A.B. from Harvard College in Economics and a J.D. from
Harvard Law School. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland.
David Hill, CFA
David Hill is a former Senior Vice
President of Research Content at FactSet Research Systems Inc (NYSE:
FDS) and has over 25 years of business and product development
experience in the financial services sector. During his tenure, FactSet
grew from a company of less than 15 people to a publicly traded
corporation with over $600 million in annual revenues and thousands of
employees. While at FactSet, Mr. Hill led strategy and development for
various new end user applications and content sets, including industry
leading earnings estimate/research services and Marquee News/Quote
applications. Each of these developments were successful in generating
new revenue streams, gaining new market share and extending the
functionality of the FactSet workstation for new user groups.
Mr. Hill started his career as an equity analyst at Founders Asset
Management. He is a graduate of University of Denver in the field of
operations management and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst
designation. Mr. Hill serves on several company Advisory Boards as well
as remains active in local charity endeavors that focus on food
delivery to the hungry (www.communityplates.org). He currently lives
with his wife and children in New Canaan CT.
Jeff joined Management CV in 2008 as our head of sales and helped build the blue chip client list that allowed the firm to grow despite tough industry conditions. He remains a significant stockholder in the firm and joined our board in the fall of 2013. Prior to joining the Management CV, Jeff had been Director of Research for
GARP Research & Securities. Previously, Jeff was an investment analyst at CIBC Oppenheimer mainly covering the Software industry. In earlier associate positions at Oppenheimer, Smith Barney and Nat West Securities, Jeff covered the automotive and consumer products
industries. Jeff is a graduate of the Babcock Graduate Business School at Wake Forest University and the
University of Richmond.