Alexander Reiss is Director for Closed-End Fund Research at Stifel Nicolaus. He joined the Stifel Nicolaus Research Team in March 2007 in connection with Stifel Financial Corp.'s acquisition of Ryan Beck & Co., Inc. Previously; Mr. Reiss had been an analyst with Ryan Beck and Company and an associate analyst with Gruntal and Co. His coverage universe includes both fixed-income and equity Closed-End Funds.
Earlier in his career, he held various analyst positions focused on the media, and advertising industries. Mr. Reiss received his B.A. in international affairs from the American University and received his MBA from the Zicklin School of Business.