Chuck Grom is a Senior Analyst and Managing Director covering the Broadline/Hardline Retail and Supermarket sectors. Chuck has roughly 20 year of experience as a highly ranked analyst. Most recently, he was a Senior Analyst and Managing Director at Sterne Agee CRT covering the Broadline/Department store and Supermarket sectors. He previously held a similar role at Deutsche Bank, where he ranked #1 in Institutional Investor’s All-American Research Team in 2012 in the Broadline and Department Stores sector. Before that Chuck was at J.P. Morgan for approximately 10 years, where he ranked #2 in Institutional Investor’s All-American Research Team from 2008 to 2010 in the Broadline and Department Stores sector, and was ranked Runner-Up in 2010 in Food & Drug Retail. Chuck also placed #1 in the Greenwich Research Team Survey in 2009 and 2010. Before that, he was the Small-Mid-Cap Hardline Retailing Analyst from 2002 to 2005. Before his time at J.P. Morgan, Chuck spent three years each at Salomon Smith Barney and Arthur Andersen during which he earned both his CFA and CPA designations. He holds a B.S. in Economics and Accounting from the Holy Cross College in Massachusetts.