Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> September 7, 2009

Women’s Apparel & Accessories – Neely Tamminga – Piper Jaffray & Co.

Neely Tamminga is a principal and senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray & Co., focusing on specialty retailing: women's apparel & accessories, and personal products. Tamminga ranked as a top sell-side analyst in The Wall Street Journal 2006 Best on the Street analyst survey for her coverage in broadline and apparel retailers. In addition, Tamminga was ranked in the Top 20 sell-side analysts in 2006 by Institutional Investor magazine for her coverage of the retailing/specialty stores sector after receiving Honorable Mention in 2005 and 2004. Tamminga has also received recognition by Institutional Investor magazine for her coverage in the apparel & footwear, department stores, and hardlines retailing sectors. In 2009, FT/Starmine ranked Tamminga No. 2 Industry Estimator for her 2008 coverage in Personal Products. Prior to joining Piper Jaffray in 2002, Tamminga worked at A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc. in St. Louis, where she covered specialty apparel retailing companies. Tamminga holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan and a master's degree in business administration from Saint Louis University. Profile
TWST: Where are you focusing your attention at this point?

Ms. Tamminga: Primarily in the women's apparel specialty retail coverage, but

this would include retailers ranging from Nordstrom