Jacob Gamerman, CFA, Managing Director, joined the firm in 2011. Jacob is a member of the Global Equity Research Department. He is a Senior Research Analyst covering Consumer Staples. Jacob began his career at Lehman Brothers where he spent four years on the sell-side as a junior associate covering the Beverage sector. From 2008 to 2011, Jacob was part of the Barclays Beverage and Tobacco research team. In this role, he took on senior coverage responsibilities for a select number of beverage names and was promoted to Vice President. He graduated summa cum laude from Tufts University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and International Relations. He has been awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.