Michael Scialla hired by Stephens Inc. to lead energy equity research

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Stephens Inc. announced Tuesday (Nov. 29) that Michael Scialla has joined the firm as a Managing Director and will lead energy equity research coverage. He will be based in Denver.

“Michael is a consummate professional with deep knowledge of the energy sector that spans finance and Geophysics,” said Executive Vice President, Nik Fisken, Stephens Head of Institutional Equities and Research. “His 30-year career arc includes a diversity of disciplines that is perfectly suited to the changing nature of energy. We look forward to leveraging Michael’s unique insights with clients.”

Scialla has a distinguished career in energy research. His prior firms included Stifel, A.G. Edwards and HS Resources. He has also worked as a Geophysical Analyst for Chevron.

He earned a Bachelor of Science in Geophysical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and a Masters of Science in Finance from the University of Colorado.

“It’s an honor to join the Stephens team which has a notable history in this sector,” said Scialla. “This is a dynamic time for energy with new research, new technology and new challenges and I’m excited to work with our team to help clients explore opportunities.”