Dana Telsey is the CEO and Chief Research Officer of TAG, and has followed over 70 retail companies during her 24-year career. From 1994 to 2006, Ms. Telsey was at Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc., most recently as a SMD. Before Bear Stearns, she was at C.J. Lawrence and VP of the Baron Asset Fund at Baron Capital, Inc.
Ms. Telsey is a thirteen-year member of Institutional Investor magazine’s “All-America Research Team” where she was ranked the #1 Specialty Stores analyst for 7 consecutive years through 2005. TAG was recognized in the 2007 Institutional Investor rankings of the Best Independents in four categories: #1 in Apparel, Footwear & Textiles, #1 in Retailing/Specialty Stores, #2 in Retailing/Broadlines and Department Stores, and Honourable Mention in Retailing/Hardlines.
Ms. Telsey has appeared on all the financial news networks and is a regular contributor to Luxury Briefing, and WGSN, an online research and trend analysis service.