Co-Chair, Events Committee
Director and Senior Equity Analyst
Allison Poliniak-Cusic is a Director and Senior Equity Analyst at Wells Fargo Securities covering the Diversified Industrial sector. Prior to joining the firm in June 2005, Allison worked for Lehman Brothers as the consumer and retail product manager for its product management group. From 2000-04, she was a member of Deutsche Bank’s global airline equity research team. Allison was recently recognized as a Financial Times/StarMine analyst award winner in 2014 ranking as the No. 1 Stock Picker in the Machinery sector. In 2012, she was recognized as the No. 3 earnings estimator for machinery by Financial Times/Starmine. In 2010, she was recognized as a Financial Times/StarMine analyst award winner, ranking as the No. 1 earnings estimator for trading companies and distributors. In 2008, The Financial Times recognized Allison as the No. 1 earnings estimator in the trading companies and distributors group. Within this survey, she also ranked No. 7 overall on its top ten earnings estimators analyst list across all industry sectors out of thousands of U.S. analysts captured in the survey. She received a BS from Pennsylvania State University and an MBA in finance from New York University. Allison holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts and CFA Institute.