NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- GreenWave Advisors LLC announced today the addition of Raymond Katz to its Advisory Board. Mr. Katz served a combined 20 years as one of Wall Street's leading equity analysts with tenure at Lehman Brothers and as Senior Managing Director, Bear Stearns & Co where he led its media equity research team. Additionally, over the course of his Wall Street career, Mr. Katz was repeatedly voted by his clients to serve as a member of Institutional Investor's All-America Research Team for his coverage of the cable television and entertainment sectors. From 2010 to 2015 Mr. Katz was Director of Equity Research at Guggenheim Securities, a startup broker dealer in New York City, where he built the research platform from a standing start.
Prior to his career on Wall Street, Mr. Katz was an executive with CBS, Inc. where his responsibilities included the oversight of various financial operations. Mr. Katz earned a BA from SUNY Albany, a MA from CUNY, and a MBA from NYU's Stern School of Business.
"I am thrilled to be joining GreenWave Advisors as they continue to provide the growing cannabis industry with the highest quality and most rigorous research and analysis. At this seminal moment in the industry's development, institutional investors will demand professional and reliable data interpretation and this is exactly what GreenWave Advisors is all about," said Ray Katz.
Matt Karnes, Founder and Managing Partner of GreenWave Advisors added, "We welcome Ray's expertise, proven leadership and business acumen to our advisory board. Given Ray's broad experience in management, finance, M&A, and strategic planning, we are advantageously positioned to move forward with the expansion of our consulting, corporate access and due diligence services, as well as the continuation of a high quality institutional research product. Additionally, we expect other members to join our advisory board in the near future."
GreenWave Advisors, LLC is based in New York City and is the premier independent financial research and advisory firm serving the emerging cannabis industry.
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