Matt Collins began his career with Edward Jones in 1996 as an associate analyst in the Research department. He was named an Edward Jones limited partner in 1998.
After covering various areas of the industrial sector for 15 years, Collins assumed coverage of life science and medical distribution companies in the health care industry in 2012. He has shared responsibility for the firm's Stock Focus List since 2011. In December 2013 he was asked to lead the Equity Research department, and he was named an Edward Jones principal in 2014.
Collins graduated summa cum laude from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a bachelor's degree in finance. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Financial Analysts.
Collins has been a televised guest on the "Nightly Business Report," CNBC and Bloomberg TV, and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Barron's and other news publications.