Andrew Sidoti is a Senior Equity Analyst, most recently at Markston International. He joined the investment management industry in 1984 and holds a BBA in Finance from Pace University. Prior to Markston, he was a Senior Equity Analyst at Wm Smith & Co. from 1996-2006, where he helped establish the equity investment research effort at this sell-side boutique. As a generalist, he performed in-depth fundamental research and wrote comprehensive reports on a diverse group of companies in various industries, using an “Alpha Generators” value screen to identify candidates for research. Before Wm Smith & Co., he was a Senior Equity Analyst at 13D Research, Inc. where he designed, launched and produced a value-oriented investment research product for institutional investors.