Ben Nolan joined Stifel Financial Corp. in May 2013 as Director covering the shipping and energy infrastructure sectors. Prior to Stifel, Mr. Nolan was part of Knight Capital covering both equity and debt of companies in the maritime sector, and he spent six years at Jefferies as an equity research analyst covering the shipping sector. In addition to equity research, Mr. Nolan spent several years as a corporate financial analyst for EOG Resources in the oil and gas business. Mr. Nolan graduated from Texas A&M University with a BBA in finance and received his MBA from the University of Houston. Mr. Nolan is also a CFA charterholder.