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Dominick Gabriele, CFATitle:
Dominick Gabriele is a Director and Senior Analyst covering the Specialty Finance Sector. Dominick has been with the firm since 2014, originally working with Ben Chittenden covering Specialty Finance and Regional Banks. Prior to Oppenheimer, Dominick worked at Jennison Associates. Dominick graduated from Roger Williams University with a BA in Finance and holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst.
Commercial & Investment Banks; Private Equity; & BDCs
Chris Kotowski is Managing Director and Senior Analyst covering the Large Cap Banks & Brokers, Private Equity companies, and the Business Development Corporations. Chris originally joined Oppenheimer in 1985 as a research associate in the banks franchise and was promoted to Senior Bank Analyst two years later. Over the next nine years, he led a team of four in covering over 45 stocks supporting both large cap institutional efforts and the firm's small cap franchise. During this time, he was often represented in Institutional Investor's annual rankings and was consistently ranked among the firm's top analysts. He served as Associate Director of Research and then as Director of Research at Oppenheimer and CIBC World Markets. In 2004, Chris joined Leerink Swann & Co. where he served as Director of Research and Head of Institutional Equities. In 2009, he returned to his roots, re-joining Oppenheimer as Senior Analyst covering the Large Cap Banks & Brokers, and has subsequently expanded his coverage into the PE and BDC sectors.
L. Allison RudaryTitle:
Asset Managers and Business Development Corporations
Allison Rudary is a Director and Senior Analyst covering asset managers and business development companies. She has been with the firm since 2011, originally working on the banks and brokers team alongside Chris Kotowski. Allison has worked on the buy and sell side and has experience in fixed income portfolio management. She began her career at SAC Capital in equity and fixed income financing trading. Allison holds an AB in United States History from Barnard College and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business.