Thompson Research Group (TRG) is an equity research firm offering unique, in-depth primary research in the building materials, building products, construction equipment, engineering & construction, diversified industrials, and related industries for institutional investors and industry participants. Combining our extensive network of public and private companies, U.S. Senate and House contacts, and State officials, TRG provides a differentiated perspective on macro-economic, Washington D.C. policy, and company specific research trends.

Kathryn I. Thompson

Kathryn I. Thompson is a Partner, founding member, and CEO of TRG. As Director of Research, Ms. Thompson covers Building Materials, Building Products, Industrial Cyclical, and Recreational Vehicle industries. Prior to founding TRG, Thompson was an equity research analyst at Avondale Partners, BB&T Capital Markets and J.C. Bradford & Company. Thompson was recently recognized as the #1 Stock Picker in Construction Materials for the 2010 and 2012 Financial Times/StarMine Global Analyst Awards, an annual ranking of top performing analysts. A graduate of the University of the South in Sewanee and Vanderbilt University's Owen Graduate School of Management, Thompson has been a regular guest on CNBC, Fox Business News, and Bloomberg. She has also been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, Forbes, Fortune, and Bloomberg.