Russell Gunther | Institutional Equities and Research | Stephens

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Russell Gunther

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Russell Gunther

Russell Gunther is a Managing Director and equity research analyst covering Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regional banks. Russell joined Stephens in August 2022 from previous depository research roles at D.A. Davidson, Macquarie Capital, Bank of America, and Keefe Bruyette and Woods (KBW), and has covered banks stocks since 2006. Prior to equity research, Russell worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Russell received his B.A. in English Literature from Colgate University in 2004.


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