Cody Acree is an Equity Research Analyst covering the Semiconductor industry with a broad focus on processors, analog, RF, specialty foundry and small cap disruptive technologies. Cody has covered the Semiconductor industry for over twenty-five years most recently for Loop Capital Markets and Drexel Hamilton. Prior, he covered the industry for Stifel Nicolaus and was the Head of Technology Research at Legg Mason. Cody has twice been recognized by Institutional Investor with a second-place ranking for his Semiconductor research coverage. Previous to his career on Wall Street, Cody was a management consultant for Anderson Consulting in Technology and Telecommunications and an intelligence officer in the U.S. Air Force, working for the National Security Agency in Washington, D.C.. Cody is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds a BBA from Angelo State University with a dual major in Finance and Economics.