Craig Johnson is a managing director and senior technical research strategist and directs Piper Jaffrays technical research group. He joined Piper Jaffray in 1995 as an analyst in the firms private client research department. Mr. Johnson offers frequent technical commentary on the broader market and individual stocks. He earned a BS with an emphasis in finance and marketing and an MBA from Drake University. Mr. Johnson holds the Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Market Technician designations and is an active member of the Twin Cities Society of Securities Analysts and co-chapter chair of the Minnesota Chapter Market Technician Association. He is also on the board of directors for the Market Technicians Association.