Adam joined Thompson Davis & Co. in 2016 as director of research. He follows the Building Materials, Engineering & Construction, and Telecom Equipment sectors.
Adam began his investment career in 2001 with UBS PaineWebber in New Jersey. He returned to Richmond in 2002 and joined Scott & Stringfellow as a mutual fund analyst. In 2003, he transitioned into the equity research department of BB&T Capital Markets. He was employed there for 13 years, first covering Engineering & Construction and eventually adding the Environmental Services and Building Materials sectors. By 2016, he led a three-person team covering nearly two dozen companies and was consistently ranked as a top analyst at the firm.
Adam has received numerous industry awards for stock picking and earnings estimation. The 2016 Thomson Reuters U.S. Analyst Awards (formerly StarMine)* ranked him #1 for his stock picking in construction and engineering. In 2015, he was ranked #1 for his stock picking and #3 for his earnings estimates in construction and engineering. In The Wall Street Journal’s annual “Best on the Street” analyst survey, he was ranked #3 in the heavy machinery and materials industry. In its 2012 “World’s Top Analysts” survey, Financial Times/StarMine named Adam #1 for his stock picking and #2 for his earnings estimates in construction and engineering.
Adam received a bachelor’s degree in political science from Williams College and is a member of CFA Institute.
* TD&Co does not pay to obtain awards. StarMine awards methodology can be found here: https://www.ft.com/content/a9f095ea-a8ae-11e1-be59-00144feabdc0