Dawn Francfort joined ICR in 2019 following a 20+ year career on Wall Street primarily as a buy side Consumer Equity Analyst. She has broad investment experience encompassing Mutual Funds, Asset Managers, Hedge Funds and Proprietary Trading. Prior to ICR, Dawn was a Senior Consumer Analyst at Foresters Investment Management Company for 8 years where she covered companies in the Consumer Discretionary and Consumer Staples sectors. Dawn also served as a Senior Consumer Analyst at Chartwell Investment Partners, AIG SunAmerica Asset Management, Sursum Capital Management and Lehman Brothers Proprietary Trading in the equities strategies group. Additionally, she has four years of sell side experience covering specialty retail at CIBC World Markets.
Dawn’s extensive career as a buy side investor in public and private companies gives her a unique perspective in analyzing and guiding management’s messaging to the Street. Dawn generated alpha in bull/bear markets and sector downturns enabling her to have command of key metrics that investors focus on when evaluating stocks, and which trigger volatility. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Richmond. Dawn serves as a member of the Financial Women’s Association.