Stephen Davis, CEO
Stephen Davis, CEO, has over 20 years experience in equity research. He spent most of his career at Alpine Mutual Funds and Cowen Asset Management. Mr. Davis attributes his years of outperforming benchmarks to his ability to leverage top-down strategy, including macro-economic models, with bottoms-up fundamentals and technical analysis. Although he has covered a variety of sectors over his career, he is most experienced in Energy equity and commodity research.
Jim Lewis, Director of Research
Jim Lewis joined Signal Analytics in July 2013 and serves as Director of Research. Prior to joining signal, Jim spent 15 years in equity research and portfolio management roles on both the buy-side and sell-side, most recently at Citadel LLC. Jim spent nearly seven years working as a senior analyst and portfolio manager at Citadel, managing beta-neutral energy portfolios for Citadel’s Global Equities division. In addition to his experience at Citadel, he has worked in similar roles for Bellman Walter Capital LLC and Copia Capital. Before moving to the buy-side, Jim worked in Equity Research for Morgan Stanley in Houston, TX from 1998 to 2003, serving as an Associate and Junior Analyst under two Institutional Investor All-Star analysts. Jim attended the University of Washington where he earned an undergraduate degree in Communications. He and earned his MBA in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin’s Red McCombs School of Business. Jim lives in Redmond, WA with his wife, Lesli, and their five children.
Pat Quill, Head of Sales
Pat Quill brings 20 years of Wall Street sales experience to Signal Analytics. Prior to joining Signal, Pat was the head of NY sales for Energy research and investment banking boutiques KLR Group and Pritchard Capital. Prior to Pritchard Pat was a Partner and Senior Research Salesman at Weeden & Co. for 11 years where he primarily focused on selling Weeden’s proprietary energy research product. Before joining Weeden, Pat started his career at Ark Asset Management where he was a junior portfolio manager on the $20B Large Cap Value team. Pat was raised in Westfield, NJ and attended Providence College where he earned his BA in economics. Pat graduated from NYU’s Stern School of Business in 1999 where he earned his MBA with a dual focus in Finance and Economics. Pat currently resides in New Canaan, Connecticut with his wife, Diana, and 4 young children.
Jon Tesseo, Managing Director
Jon Tesseo brought 25+ years of quantitative equity research and portfolio management experience with him when he joined Signal in July of 2015. Immediately prior to joining Signal, he was a quant researcher and portfolio manager for Denver Investments. Before that he was a member of The Oak Group a Chicago based multi strategy hedge fund group, and a portfolio manager running small cap strategies and index funds for Harris Investment Management, where he was featured in Barron’s Mutual Fund Section. Jon started his investment career in 1990 with Navellier and Associates where he held various positions from analyst to portfolio manager and director of research. Besides his work for Signal, Jon serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Denver, Daniel’s School of Business. Jon resides in Evergreen Colorado with his wife Lalitny, and 2 children.