Lindsey Piegza

Chief Economist, Stifel



Lindsey is the Chief Economist for Stifel, specializing in the research and analysis of economic trends and activity, the world economies, financial markets and fiscal policies. Piegza joined Stifel in 2015 amid the merger with Sterne Agee where she served as Chief Economist. Prior to her role with Stifel/Sterne Agee, Piegza served as the economist for FTN Financial for eight years in NYC. While with FTN, Piegza compiled daily and weekly commentary and was a highly sought after speaker across national and international forums. Prior to joining the economic division of FTN Financial in early 2005, Lindsey spent two years as a research analyst in the mortgage strategy group in Chicago.

In addition to more than 10 years of experience, Piegza has published several academic papers in journals such as Harvard Business Review as well as in textbooks published by Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management. Often quoted in the business press, Piegza is a regular guest on CNBC and Fox Business as well as national radio and other business news outlets.