Marci Ryvicker is a prominent equity analyst having spent 16 years running the Media research practice as a Managing Director and Senior Equity analyst at Wells Fargo Securities with specific focus on diversified entertainment, broadcast, outdoor and cable/satellite. Her companies under coverage equate to ~$700B in market cap.
Ms. Ryvicker began her career as a certified public accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLC after earning her Bachelor of Science in economics with a concentration in accounting from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. After 5 years auditing small companies aiming to go public, Ms. Ryvicker earned her MBA from Harvard Business School, and then happened to fall upon her position as a sell-side analyst at Wells Fargo Securities (then Wachovia), which she served between 2002 and 2018.
Ms. Ryvicker is known for her deep bottoms-up analysis of the various media sub-sectors and is often cited in a wide range of publications. She is known for her expertise in broadcast (retrans, M&A, political and ATSC 3.0 are key themes) as well as outdoor and radio. She often keynotes industry conferences, presents to various Boards (both public and private) and has a strong presence in Washington D.C.
Ms. Ryvicker is a certified public accountant and a CFA charter holder. She is also a member of the CFA Institute, the New York Society of Security Analysts, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.
In her spare time, you can spot Ms. Ryvicker on the baseball field or at a swim meet with her two sons – and her latest feat is playing the drums.