Joseph Gladue joined B. Riley & Co. in 2007 as a Senior Equity Research Analyst; his coverage includes banks and thrifts. Mr. Gladue holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and was formerly Vice President of Equity Research at Cohen & Company, where he provided equity research on micro-, small-, and mid-cap bank and thrift stocks. He has been named a Wall Street Journal All-Star Analyst and was twice a Forbes Best Brokerage Analyst. Earlier in his career, Mr. Gladue was Vice President of Equity Research and Director of Research at the Chapman Company. He earned his B.A. in economics at the University of Notre Dame and his M.S. in finance at Loyola College in Baltimore.