Joseph TeklitsManaging Partner
With 25 years of experience equally divided between strategic communications and Wall Street equity research analysis, Joe has developed a broad understanding of the demands on both public and private companies from various vantage points. The Retail & Consumer Group, which Joe heads, is comprised of a team of equally-seasoned professionals who work with more than 80 companies.
At ICR, Joe has worked on 20 IPOs including J.Crew, lululemon, Five Below, Planet Fitness, and Yeti. Prior to joining ICR, Joe spent ten years on Wall Street as a research analyst. From 2001 to 2006, he was Managing Director and Senior Retail Analyst at Wachovia Securities. During Joe’s tenure in research, he was highly ranked across all analyst polls and he worked on equity underwritings for a number of leading companies.