Northwest-based investment firm D.A. Davidson & Co has named Mark Kelleher as vice president, senior research analyst. In his new role, Kelleher will help expand the firm’s coverage of the enterprise infrastructure services sector. Prior to joining D.A. Davidson, Kelleher worked at Dougherty and Company.
LAKE OSWEGO, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–D.A. Davidson & Co., the largest full-service investment firm based in the Northwest, today announced that Mark Kelleher has joined its institutional research team to help expand the firm’s coverage of the enterprise infrastructure services sector, with a focus on cloud computing and big data analytics. Kelleher serves as Vice President, Senior Research Analyst, and works from the firm’s Boston office.
“Mark’s technology and internet infrastructure research is a logical extension of Davidson’s existing technology research,” said Doug Woodcock, President of D.A. Davidson Equity Capital Markets. “His experience and deep industry expertise make Mark a strong addition to the tech team.”
D.A. Davidson’s award-winning institutional equity research team provides coverage of public companies across several important sectors, with 14 analysts following 249 companies.
Kelleher previously was with Dougherty and Company. He has covered technology for over 20 years for firms that include Adams Harkness and Tucker Anthony. Before his career in research, he served as a hardware engineer designing application-specific integrated circuits for Digital Equipment Corp. He earned his bachelor’s degree in computer and systems engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and his MBA from Boston University.
D.A. Davidson’s Equity Capital Markets Group provides capital markets services and products that include investment banking, institutional sales, trading, research and corporate services. The firm’s research is supported by professional sales and trading, including market making. D.A. Davidson’s investment banking team underwrites public offerings, serves as a placement agent for private financings and advises companies nationwide on mergers and acquisitions. The group is based in Oregon, and operates from offices in Boston; Chicago; Denver; Great Falls, Mont.; Minneapolis; Orange County, Calif.; Salt Lake City; and Seattle.
About D.A. Davidson & Co.
Founded 78 years ago, employee-owned D.A. Davidson is the largest full-service investment firm based in the Northwest. D.A. Davidson is one of four firms within Davidson Companies, a regional financial services holding company. With 1,400 employees working in 23 states, Davidson Companies is responsible for $44.86 billion in client assets under management and administration.