Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> September 5, 2011

A Focus On Fashion & Value In Softlines Retail – Pamela Quintiliano – Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.

Pamela Quintiliano is Executive Director and Senior Analyst for specialty retail at Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. Ms. Quintiliano has extensive experience covering consumer and specialty retail, most recently at Auriga Securities where she was Senior Specialty Retail Analyst. Before Auriga, Ms. Quintiliano worked at Deutsche Asset Management covering the consumer discretionary and staples sectors for the micro-, small- and mid-cap long-only growth funds. Before Deutsche, she was also Senior Analyst for specialty retail at WR Hambrecht + Co and Fulcrum Global Partners, LLC. Ms. Quintiliano began her Wall Street career as an Associate in specialty retail at BMO Capital Markets, formerly Gerard Klauer Mattison, and also at Schroders plc. Before working on Wall Street, she was an Associate at Coopers & Lybrand LLC. Ms. Quintiliano holds an A.B. in psychology and sociology from Bowdoin College. Her differentiated psychology/sociology background enables her to apply the nuances of consumer behavior to stock-specific drivers while her buy-side experience has honed her ability to identify catalyst-driven entry and exit points. Profile
TWST: Would you give us a snapshot of your coverage universe?

Ms. Quintiliano: I cover what you call the specialty retailers. Just as a reference, when people talk about retail, there is broadline,