Industry & Services >> Analyst Interviews >> January 15, 2016

A Second Wind for Staffing Stocks in 2016

Reece, Randle
Randle Reece, CFA, is a Senior Research Analyst covering business services stocks at Avondale Partners, LLC. Mr. Reece has 15 years of Wall Street experience on the buy side, sell side and as head of investor relations for a public company. Mr. Reece followed small and midcap stocks on the buy side at Hoover Investment Management, Waddell & Reed and Mackenzie Ivy. He began on the sell side at Stephens Inc., covering business and IT services, and becoming a Senior Analyst within nine months. Mr. Reece also covered business services at Banc of America Securities — formerly Montgomery — before becoming Investor Relations Officer of Staffmark, Inc. Mr. Reece’s investment career was preceded by 11 years in the newspaper business. He graduated from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, with a B.A. in philosophy and political science, and later returned for an MBA in finance. Mr. Reece is a CFA charterholder. Profile
TWST: You recently commented on the acquisition by Navigant. Why was that acquisition important?

Mr. Reece: Navigant (NYSE:NCI) has been, for a number of years,