Analyst Information


Michael Lavery

Sr. Research Analyst

Michael Lavery

Michael Lavery is a managing director and senior research analyst covering consumer staples and cannabis. Prior to joining Piper Sandler in 2017, he was a senior analyst at CLSA. Prior to CLSA, Lavery worked at Kraft Foods and covered food manufacturers as a research associate at Citigroup for four years before spending two years in a consulting role at Booz & Co working with consumer companies. Lavery holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Columbia Business School and a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Virginia. Prior to business school, he was in public accounting at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Richmond, VA.

Universe Coverage:
Consumer:   Cannabis and Consumer Staples
ACBAurora Cannabis, Inc.
BGSB&G Foods, Inc.
BYNDBeyond Meat, Inc.
CPBCampbell Soup Company
CGCCanopy Growth Corporation
CRLBFCresco Labs, Inc.
FRPTFreshpet, Inc.
GISGeneral Mills, Inc.
GTBIFGreen Thumb Industries Inc.
HAINHain Celestial Group, Inc. (The)
HSYHershey Company
HRLHormel Foods Corporation
KKellogg Company
KHCKraft Heinz Company
MDLZMondelez International, Inc.
OTLYOatly Group AB
POSTPost Holdings, Inc.
SSICSilver Spike Investment Corp.
SOVOSovos Brands, Inc.
TLRYTilray, Inc.
TSNTyson Foods, Inc.
UTZUtz Brands, Inc.
COCOVita Coco Company, Inc.