Brian Sponheimer joined Gabelli & Company, Inc. in July 2008 as a research analyst covering Automotive & Truck suppliers. He
began his business career as an equity sales trader at CIBC World Markets in New York and Boston. Brian graduated cum laude
from Harvard University with a B.A. in Government and received an M.B.A in Finance and Economics from Columbia Business
Basic Materials (Agriculture)
Amon Wilkes joined Gabelli & Company, Inc. in June 2010 as a research analyst covering Agriculture. He received a BA in Mathematics
and Physics from Arcadia University, a BS in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University, a Masters in Electrical Engineering from
Columbia University and a MBA in Finance from The Wharton School of Business. Previously, he worked as a defense contractor.
Basic Materials (Specialty Chemicals)
Rosemarie Morbelli, CFA
Rosemarie Morbelli joined Gabelli & Company in February 2011 as a research analyst responsible for the specialty chemical
industry. Ms. Morbelli spent nearly 30 years with Ingalls & Snyder, where she was named "Best on the Street" and the "Best of the
Boutique and Regionals" by Institutional Investor. She is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts and has served as
the President and Treasurer of the Chemical Specialists Group. Rosemarie is a graduate of the University of Grenoble, France with
a Bachelor Degree in Natural Sciences.
Consumer Discretionary (Gaming & Lodging)
Amit Kapoor joined Gabelli & Company, Inc. in June 2005 as a research analyst covering the global gaming and lodging industries. He
received a BA in Hotel Administration from University of Delhi, India, a Masters in Hospitality Administration from Johnson & Wales
University, Providence, RI and an MBA in Finance & Economics from Columbia University's Graduate School of Business. Previously, he
worked for India's leading luxury hotel company, Oberoi Hotels & Resorts.
Consumer Staples (Beverages & Supermarkets)
Damian Witkowski joined Gabelli & Co. in 2007 as a research analyst covering non-alcoholic beverage companies. He began his
career at GE Capital evaluating and executing early to mid-stage private equity transactions. Following GE Capital, Damian spent 5
years working for INVESCO Private Capital as a Portfolio Manager co-managing a $1.5 billion portfolio of private investments.
Prior to joining Gabelli & Co., he worked on analyzing and selecting public securities for the Lynch Foundation. Damian graduated
with Honors from University of Connecticut with a B.S. degree in Finance.
Consumer Staples (Food, Beverages & Household Products)
Joseph Gabelli joined the firm in 2008 as a research analyst covering consumer companies. He began his business career as a research
associate with Boston-based, Integrity Capital Management. He is a graduate of Boston College with a BA in English.
Consumer Staples (Food & Household Products)
Sarah Donnelly joined the firm in 1999 as a research analyst and currently follows the food and household products industries.
Prior to this Sarah spent time abroad in our London office as a generalist. Sarah received her B.S. in Finance from Fordham University.
Andrea Sharkey, CFA
Andrea Sharkey joined Gabelli & Company, Inc. in June 2009 as a research analyst covering the Oil & Gas Equipment, Services
and Drilling companies. Andrea graduated Magna cum Laude from Loyola College in Maryland with a B.B.A. in Finance and
Business Economics and received an M.B.A. in Finance from Columbia Business School. Previously, she worked as an equity
analyst at Sidoti & Company following small-cap industrial companies.
Financials (Asset Managers)
Macrae Sykes joined Gabelli & Company, Inc. in October 2008 as a research analyst covering asset managers. He began his
business career in institutional equities at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in New York. Macrae graduated from Hamilton College
with a B.A. in Economics and received an M.B.A in Finance from Columbia Business School.
Healthcare (Biotech & Pharmaceutical)
Kevin Kedra joined the firm in 2005 as a research analyst covering the healthcare industry. Prior to this, he attended the University of Pennsylvania where he received a B.S.E. in Bioengineering.
Healthcare (Medical Devices, Healthcare Services & Distributors)
Jeff Jonas, CFA
Jeff Jonas joined Gabelli & Company, Inc. in July 2003 as an analyst to expand coverage of the medical device sector. He has focused on small-cap companies in the cardiovascular, plastic surgery, and pharmacy benefits management sectors, amongst others. He was a
Presidential Scholar at Boston College, graduating from the Carroll School of Management with a B.S. in in finance and management
Industrials (Aerospace & PVM)
James Foung, CFA
James Foung joined the firm in 1993 as a research analyst covering companies in the capital good and aerospace sectors, focusing on
pumps, valves and motors companies and suppliers to the commercial, military and regional aircraft industry. Jim hosts two annual
conferences for the firm: the Pump, Valve and Motor Symposium, and the Aircraft Supplier Conference. Jim is a Chartered Financial Analyst; he graduated with honors from the University of California, Berkeley with a B.A. in Economics and received a M.B.A. in Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Industrials (Building Products & Electrical)
Zahid Siddique joined the firm in 2005 as a research analyst responsible for the building products and appliances industries. He began his professional career as a business consultant at American Management Systems. He later worked at GE Capital and with Tribeca
Investments, a Citigroup hedge fund. Zahid received a B.A. from Hamilton College, a B.S. from Columbia University and an M.B.A. from
Columbia Business School.
Brett Harriss joined Gabelli & Company as a research analyst in 2008 covering Media and Entertainment. Previously, he worked as a
financial analyst at Jetblue and as an Investment Banker at JPMorgan. Brett received his B.A. at Columbia University in Economics
in 2003 and his M.B.A from Columbia Business School in 2008 in Finance and Economics.
Media (Broadcasting & Publishing)
Barry L. Lucas
Barry Lucas joined Gabelli in 2003 as a senior analyst focusing on publishing and broadcasting, industries he has been following for
more than 20 years. Mr. Lucas had been Managing Director and senior media analyst at Neuberger Berman Inc. since 1993. He was a
limited partner and media analyst at First Manhattan Co., from 1987 to 1993. Mr. Lucas attended the Graduate School of Business
Administration at New York University and holds MA and BA degrees from City College of New York. He belongs to the Media Analysts
Splinter Group of New York (MEANY)
Hendi Susanto joined Gabelli & Company in 2007 as a research analyst covering the technology sector focusing on organic LED, LED,
hardware, enterprise software, semiconductor, and mobile devices. Hendi spent his early career in supply chain management consulting
and operations in the technology industry. He has a B.S. summa cum laude in Chemical Engineering from the University of Minnesota,
an M.S. in Chemical Engineering from MIT with a minor in Quantitative Finance from MIT Sloan, and an M.B.A. in Finance from the
Sergey Dluzhevskiy joined the firm in 2005 as a research analyst responsible for the North American telecommunications industry.
Sergey began his business career as a Certified Public Accountant with Deloitte & Touche LLP in Cleveland. He later worked at Loomis
Sayles & Company as an Equity Research Analyst. Sergey graduated summa cum laude from Case Western Reserve University with a
Bachelor of Science in Accounting and received an MBA with honors with concentrations in Finance and Accounting from The Wharton
School at University of Pennsylvania.
Telecommunications - Global
Evan Miller joined the firm in 2002 as specialist in global telecommunications and heads Gabelli's London Office. Prior to joining Gabelli,
Evan was the Vice President of Business Development for Viatel. From 1990-1998, he was the senior European telecommunications
research analyst with Lehman Brothers and Credit Suisse First Boston in London. From 1979-1990, Mr. Miller held management roles in the
telecommunications industry on both sides of the Atlantic with Pacific Bell, Sprint and British Telecom. Mr. Miller holds an MBA from the
University of Chicago, BA in Economics from Northwestern University.
Timothy Winter, CFA
Mr. Winter, a Chartered Financial Analyst, joined Gabelli & Company in April of 2009 and covers the utility industry. He has over 17 years experience as an equity research analyst covering the utility industry, including the years 1992-2007 at AG Edwards from where he received industry recognition as a 3 time Wall Street Journal All-Star and was a senior member of the Institutional Investor (I.I.) #1 ranked Electric Utility Team for the years 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005. In 2007, he co-founded SM Research an institutional research platform and also served as a utility equity analyst at Jessup and Lamont. Mr. Winter received his MBA (concentration finance) from Notre Dame in 1992 and his BA (economics) from Rollins College in 1991.