Erin is Capstone’s director of research. Erin joined Capstone in 2012 after seven years as a senior investment analyst with Hovde Capital Advisors, a long-short equity hedge fund in Washington, DC, where he focused on the financial-services sector. Before Hovde, Erin worked in equity research at Morgan Stanley and Blaylock & Partners, and in investment banking at Credit Suisse First Boston. Before entering finance, Erin was a reporter and editor at The Keene Sentinel, a daily newspaper in New Hampshire, and at Institutional Investor, a financial magazine in New York. He received his BA from Williams College and his MBA from Columbia Business School. Erin lives in Bethesda, Maryland, with his wife and three children.