Annie joined ICR in 2021 after a career spanning 10 years as a sell-side equity research analyst and 19 years as a hedge fund portfolio manager, focusing on the Consumer sector. Prior to joining ICR, Annie was the CEO and founder of Iridium 77 Management, LLC. Previously, she spent three years as a Managing Director at Guggenheim Global trading, responsible for managing a consumer portfolio and before that she was a portfolio manager for over ten years at PAW Partners managing the PAW Retail and Consumer Fund. Before moving to the buy-side, Annie enjoyed a ten-year career as an equity research analyst covering a variety of sub-sectors within the Retail and Consumer.
Annie has a solid understanding of equity market dynamics, including evaluating investor expectations and overall sentiment both on a company-specific basis and in general of the overall stock market. Some of her areas of expertise includes helping C-suite executives communicate their strategies effectively to investment professionals, anticipating and preparing management for difficult investor questions, and reviewing financial guidance to ensure that it can be met.
Ms. Erner began her career in technology, designing and developing financial applications first at Chemical Bank and then at Goldman Sachs.
Annie is an Advisory Board Director for privately held Inspiro Tequila, LLC. She previously served on the Foundation Board of the Macaulay Honors College (C.U.N.Y.) and was a member of the Audit Committee from 2015 to 2018.