Gail Dudack, CMT
Gail M. Dudack, CMT is Managing Director of Dudack Research Group a division of Wellington Shields & Co. LLC.
Prior to joining Wellington, Ms. Dudack was the founding partner of Dudack Research Group LLC, Director of Research and Chief Investment Strategist for SunGard Institutional Brokerage and the Chief US Investment Strategist for UBS AG and its predecessor S.G. Warburg PLC. Ms. Dudack began her Wall Street career at the Pershing division of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Inc. (now Credit Suisse Group AG). She has been a frequent guest on CNBC, PBS’s “Nightly Business Report”, Bloomberg TV and a popular speaker at many business forums and societies.
She is a past President of the Market Technicians Association (MTA), a founding member of the International Federation of Technical Analysts (IFTA), Chair Emeritus of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association’s (SIFMA) Securities Industry Institute, a past arbitrator for the NASD, a past member of the Department of Labor’s Business Research Advisory Council (BRAC) for consumer and producer price indices and is a member of the Women’s Forum Inc. where she currently serves on the Finance Committee. She received an MTA award for best price analysis and market forecasting in 1997, a Special Achievement Award from Skidmore College in June 2001, is featured in the books “Bull! A History of the Boom, 1982-1999” by Maggie Mahar (Harper Business 2003), and “The Heretics of Finance” by Andrew W. Lo and Jasmina Hasanhodzic (Bloomberg Press 2009). She earned the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation in 1990. Ms. Dudack was Co-Chair of Skidmore College’s Parents Council (2009-2011), President of the Skidmore Alumni Association (2011-2015) and a member of Skidmore’s Board of Directors (2011-2014).
Andrea Costello is Head of Institutional Research Sales at DRG, a Division of Wellington Shields & Co. LLC.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Costello was a Senior Vice President in Institutional Equity Sales at Prudential Equity Group, LLC for 17 years where she was top-ranked among her peers. She was responsible for covering mutual funds, hedge funds, banks and insurance companies located in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Canada. Previously, she was a Vice President at Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette (now Credit Suisse) where she created Product Marketing for the trading desks and serviced sales offices in NY, London, Paris, Geneva and Lugano. Earlier in her career, she was a Vice President at LF Rothschild & Co. Inc. (closed 1988) in Equity Product Marketing.
She began her career as Investment Associate in Private Banking at Chase Manhattan Bank (now JP Morgan Chase). Andrea received her B.S. from Cornell University and participated in Executive Education at Harvard Business School.
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Byron Walker is a Senior Data Analyst at Dudack Research Group. Mr. Walker has had a distinguished career in the analysis and advising of technology companies. He began his Wall Street career as a debt analyst, first at Chase Manhattan Bank and later at Moody’s. Moving to the equity side in 1992, he became a WSJ all-star analyst and the Institutional Investor’s Home Run Hitter. His career includes working at; Needham, Alex Brown, Deutsche Bank, UBS and Galleon Group. He is a board member of several non-profits. He received MBA Finance and Marketing, Stern School of Business, New York University and BA in Psychology, Yale University.