Analyst Information


Nicole Miller Regan

Sr Research Analyst

Nicole Miller Regan

 Nicole Miller Regan is a managing director and senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray, where she covers the Restaurants and Branded Hospitality universe. Prior to joining Piper Jaffray in 2006, Miller Regan worked in equity research at ThinkEquity Partners in Minneapolis, and at Sterne, Agee & Leach in New Orleans. Miller Regan was the winner of ICR’s 2012 best restaurant stock pick and in 2006, she was ranked No. 1 stock picker by StarMine, related to 2005 coverage of her universe. She also serves on the NOCCA Institute Board and is a member of The Society of Fellows of The Culinary Institute of America. Miller Regan holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from the College of Saint Benedict.

Joshua Long, CFA, CMT

Research Analyst

Joshua Long, CFA, CMT

Joshua Long is an assistant vice president and research analyst focusing on the restaurant sector. Prior to joining Piper Jaffray in 2010, Long worked in equity research at Stephens, Inc. where he also focused on the restaurant sector. He graduated magna cum laude and with honors distinction from TCU in Fort Worth, TX with a degree in finance and accounting and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Market Technician designations. Long also serves on the Board of Visitors for the John V. Roach Honors College at TCU.

Universe Coverage:
Consumer:   Restaurants and Branded Hospitality
BJRIBJ's Restaurants Inc.
EATBrinker International, Inc.
CAKECheesecake Factory Incorporated (The)
CMGChipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.
DRIDarden Restaurants, Inc.
PLAYDave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc.
DFRGDel Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc.
TACODel Taco Restaurants, Inc.
DNKNDunkin' Brands Group, Inc.
FRGIFiesta Restaurant Group, Inc.
MCDMcDonald's Corporation
NDLSNoodles & Company
PBPBPotbelly Corporation
QSRRestaurant Brands International Inc.
RUTHRuth's Hospitality Group, Inc.
SHAKShake Shack Inc.
SBUXStarbucks Corporation
HABTThe Habit Restaurants, Inc.
STKSThe ONE Group Hospitality, Inc.
WENThe Wendy's Company
WTRHWaitr Holdings, Inc.
WINGWingstop, Inc.