Water Tower Research (WTR) To Add Lisa A. Sowell as Managing Director of Investor Engagement
December 13, 2022, St. Petersburg, FL – Water Tower Research LLC (www.watertowerresearch.com), a leading, digitally focused investor engagement and stakeholder communication firm, is pleased to announce that Lisa A. Sowell will join the firm as Managing Director of Investor Engagement.
Water Tower Research was founded to provide “Research for the Other 99%™”, with a mission to improve the communication channels between companies and their stakeholders that have been impaired by dramatic structural changes to the conventional equity research and investor engagement models.
Commenting on the addition of Lisa Sowell, Charlie Phippen, Chief Executive Officer, stated, “Adding someone of Lisa’s caliber to our organization will have a major impact on our ability to expand our brand with investors and further deliver for clients. Lisa has a tremendous reputation with institutional investors and a long track record of success in corporate access. She will work with our growing team of 11 equity research analysts and across all eight coverage sectors to build awareness with institutional investors for WTR’s content. We are very excited to have Lisa on our team.”
Executive Chairman Stu Linde also commented on the hire, saying, “Lisa is an excellent sales leader and has earned a reputation for building great institutional relationships. As we expand our brand across the investor spectrum, Lisa will be leading the charge of increasing WTR’s mindshare and broadening our reach with a program of corporate access. In addition to more than doubling our analyst base in 2022, Lisa marks the fifth senior hire within our Investor Engagement team this year.”
With more than a quarter century of proven success in institutional sales and management, Lisa has spent the last 12 years as Managing Director for the Southeast and Midwest Regions. Her experience in sell-side firms with top-tier asset managers in New York, Boston, Kansas City, Denver, and Atlanta includes Robinson Humphrey, Morgan Keegan, Raymond James Financial, Sterne Agee, Macquarie, and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey. Lisa’s unswerving commitment to excellence, as evidenced by her tandem top-drawer skills in forming strong personal and institutional relationships and delivering paramount customer service, explains Lisa’s perennial position as one of the top performers in the business. Lisa has been dubbed by her competitors as the “Queen of the Non-Deal Roadshow”.
Lisa earned a BBA degree from Georgia State University in Atlanta. In her free time, Lisa enjoys competitive FITASC shooting and has been nationally ranked being chosen for Team USA. The focus of Lisa’s charitable time and resources support the Boy Scouts of America-Heart of America Council in Kansas City.