Craig Johnson is a Managing Director and senior technical research strategist and directs Piper Jaffray’s technical research group. Johnson joined Piper Jaffray in 1995 as an analyst in the firm’s private client research department. He offers frequent technical commentary on the broader market and individual stocks. Johnson earned his B.S. degree with an emphasis in finance and marketing and his M.B.A. from Drake University. He 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.