Allan Hickok

ALLAN HICKOK is a Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst focused
on the restaurant industry sector. He joined U.S. Bancorp Piper
Jaffray’s Fundamental Equity Research Department in January 1992 where
he concentrates on the Restaurant industry. Relying on more than 16
years of Wall Street experience, Mr. Hickok is widely acknowledged by
institutional and retail investors and Restaurant companies as one of
the most influential industry analysts in America today. He is a three-
time All Star Analyst as chosen by The Wall Street Journal and a
recipient of many other honors, and is a frequent speaker at industry
events. Prior to joining the Research Department, Mr. Hickok worked in
the Investment Banking Department and focused on the private placement
of structured finance products, including financings for several major
restaurant and retail chains. Mr. Hickok earned his undergraduate
degrees in music and business and his MBA in Finance from the University
of St. Thomas.