Research Team

Jon R. Hickman

Managing Director, Equity Research

jhickman@ladenburg.com

Mr. Hickman is a special situations analyst focusing primarily on small-cap technology-related companies. He began his career working with Bank of America’s Trust Department in San Francisco analyzing and valuing private companies, and subsequently spent 16 years managing institutional growth-oriented equity money at Wells Capital Management and Jurika & Voyles. In 2003 Jon switched roles and joined the sell side of Wall Street as a special situations analyst at Halpern Capital, later joining Security Research Associates and then MDB Capital Group as an equity technology and life sciences analyst. Mr. Hickman has extensive experience analyzing smaller-cap growth companies. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and an M.B.A from Brigham Young University.

Healthcare & Life Sciences

Matthew L. Kaplan

Matthew L. Kaplan

Managing Director, Head of Healthcare Equity Research

Jeffrey S. Cohen

Jeffrey S. Cohen

Managing Director, Equity Research

Wangzhi Li, PhD

Wangzhi Li, PhD

Managing Director, Equity Research-Biotech

Michael J. Higgins

Michael J. Higgins

Managing Director, Senior Biopharmaceuticals Equity Research

Yield-Oriented Equities

Mickey M. Schleien, CFA

Mickey M. Schleien, CFA

Managing Director, Equity Research

Christopher Nolan, CFA

Christopher Nolan, CFA

Executive Vice President, Equity Research

Energy, Power & Infrastructure

Michael C. Schmitz, CFA

Michael C. Schmitz, CFA

Managing Director, Equity Research

Telecom, Media & Technology

Jon R. Hickman

Jon R. Hickman

Managing Director, Equity Research

Glenn G. Mattson, Jr.

Glenn G. Mattson, Jr.

Vice President, Equity Research