Founding Partner & CEO
Mr. Severson founded alphaDIRECT Advisors in 2016 after seeing a significant communication and information gap developing between small and micro-cap companies and the financial community. Mr. Severson is also the Founder and CEO of EnergyTech Investor, BioEconomy Investor and Integra Investor Relations, all divisions of alphaDIRECT Advisors. Mr. Severson has over 20 years of experience as a senior research analyst covering the technology and cleantech industries. Previously, he was Managing Director at the Blueshirt Group where he was the head of the Energy, Environmental and Industrial Technologies practice. Mr. Severson was at JMP Securities where he was a Senior Equity Research Analyst and Managing Director of the firm’s Energy, Environmental & Industrial Technologies research team. Prior to JMP, he held senior positions at ThinkEquity, Robert W. Baird (London) and Raymond James. He began his career as an Equity Research Associate at Kemper Securities. He was frequently ranked as a top research analyst including one of the Wall Street Journal’s “Best on the Street” stock pickers and multiple awards as Starmine’s top three stock pickers.