Analyst Information


Nicole Miller Regan

Sr Research Analyst

Nicole Miller Regan

Nicole Miller Regan is a managing director and senior research analyst at Piper Sandler, where she covers the Restaurants and Branded Hospitality universe. Prior to joining Piper Sandler in 2006, Miller Regan worked in equity research at ThinkEquity Partners in Minneapolis, and at Sterne, Agee & Leach in New Orleans. Miller Regan was the winner of ICR's 2012 best restaurant stock pick and in 2006, she was ranked No. 1 stock picker by StarMine, related to 2005 coverage of her universe. In 2020, Miller Regan was recognized by Nation's Restaurant News as one of the Most Influential Women in Foodservice. She graduated from The College of Saint Benedict with a bachelor's degree and earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Tulane University's Freeman School of Business. Recently, she completed her service on the board of the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts. Currently, Miller Regan sits on the Board of Trustees of the Culinary Institute of America where she serves on the Finance Committee. She also sits on the board of the New Orleans Culinary and Hospitality Institute.

Universe Coverage:
Consumer:   Restaurants and Branded Hospitality
BJRIBJ's Restaurants Inc.
EATBrinker International, Inc.
CAKECheesecake Factory Incorporated (The)
CMGChipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.
DRIDarden Restaurants, Inc.
PLAYDave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc.
BROSDutch Bros, Inc.
FWRGFirst Watch Restaurant Group, Inc.
MCDMcDonald's Corporation
NDLSNoodles & Company
PFGCPerformance Food Group Company
PTLOPortillo's, Inc.
QSRRestaurant Brands International Inc.
RUTHRuth's Hospitality Group, Inc.
SHAKShake Shack Inc.
SBUXStarbucks Corporation
SYYSysco Corporation
CHEFThe Chefs' Warehouse, Inc.
STKSThe ONE Group Hospitality, Inc.
WENThe Wendy's Company
USFDUS Foods Holding Corp.
WINGWingstop, Inc.