Sara Senatore is the Senior Research Analyst covering the restaurants sector at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., LLC. She was named “Best Up & Comer” by Institutional Investor in 2010. Ms. Senatore joined the firm in June 2006 on the Institutional Investor-ranked U.S. hardlines retailing team. Previously, she was an Associate Analyst covering branded apparel vendors at Banc of America Securities. Prior to BofA, Ms. Senatore served as a Research Analyst in the Bureau of Economics at the Federal Trade Commission. She graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with distinction in economics from Yale University, and she earned an MBA with honors from the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University, where she was the David Gill Memorial Scholar.