Principia is pleased to announce the addition of three team members who will contribute to the Company’s expanding research product offerings and consulting services for the building materials and construction industry.

Josh Alton joins Principia as a Quantitative Analyst. In this role, Josh will support the collection, cleansing, and synthesizing of Principia’s information. His primary responsibilities include the development and improvement of algorithms for existing and developing models.  In addition, Josh supports overall research efforts through the analysis and interpretation of results to create and improve Principia’s data products. Prior to joining Principia, Josh worked as a data analyst at Affirma Consulting where he worked for Microsoft to solve a major marketing invoice process problem. Josh earned a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Arkansas.

Isaac Gartenberg joins the company as an Industry Analyst.  Isaac is responsible for managing and executing primary and secondary research to provide clients with critical market insights and trends. Isaac’s focus is on preparing and executing topical industry reports and Principia’s BuilderSeries® research data products. Previously, Isaac was a Senior Associate at Third Bridge Group where he was responsible for conducting primary research for global public equity clients and hedge funds. Isaac graduated from Binghamton University with a BS in Business Administration and concentrations in Finance and Management Information Systems.

Clio Chen joins Principia as a Quantitative Analyst. She supports the collection, cleansing, and synthesizing of Principia’s information and overall research efforts through the analysis and interpretation of results to create and improve Principia’s data products. Clio has a Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Mathematics. Clio brings experience performing data analysis as a construction consulting associate to Principia.

“We’re excited to have these new colleagues join the Principia team. Each will play an important role and contribute to Principia’s continued growth” Lou Rossi, Managing Partner at Principia said.

Principia Consulting is a leading research and consulting firm focused exclusively on the building materials and construction industry. For more than 25 years, we have helped clients grow faster and more profitably by providing high quality data, analytics, and insights.