As a research analyst, Sam Laptad conducts fundamental analysis of companies within the consumer sector. His responsibilities include current position monitoring, new idea generation, model development, meeting with management teams, and developing tools and resources to improve research capabilities. He joined Calamos in 2016 and contributes seven years of industry experience. He received an A.B. in Economics from Dartmouth College. Sam passed all three levels of the CFA Program and may be awarded the charter upon completion of the required work experience.