About Us


LJ Research identifies unique value opportunities across of a broad range of industries and sectors, providing in-depth coverage of companies in fields as diverse as steel, iron ore, electric vehicles, solar energy, lithium ion production, cannabis and much more. Making both long and short recommendations, GLJ targets relatively unresearched businesses in its quest to help investors add alpha. GLJ analysts utilize intelligence from an extensive network of contacts in the United States, China and globally, modeling out company financials along different vectors than analysts that rely on company executives and other traditional sources.

Gordon Johnson
CEO/Founder
Alt Energy, Metals-Mining & Rails, EVs, & Cannabis
Phone: (917) 970-1167
Email: gordon@glj-research.com

Gordon Johnson has more than 10 years of experience as an equity research analyst and was recently ranked by Bloomberg among the top stock pickers in the steel, iron ore, graphite electrode, electric vehicle, and solar spaces since initiating coverage in 2008. Prior to focusing on the solar sector, Mr. Johnson covered semiconductor technology and solar companies at Lehman Brothers. He received a BA with a major in both Finance and Economics from Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA.Mr. Johnson has been recognized for his accurate stock picks in numerous publications including Bloomberg, Barron’s, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, FT.Times, andTheStreet.com. Gordon has also had numerous appearances on Bloomberg T.V. and CNBC.

 

James A. Bardowsk
CFA, Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director
Phone: (917) 670-1168
Email: james@glj-research.com
Mr. Bardowski has nearly a decade of experience in equity research, conducting deep, fundamental analyses on public companies that span across the specialty chemical, basic materials, energy, and industrial sectors on both US and international exchanges. Prior to his tenure as a research analyst, Mr. Bardowski gained experience in private equity, valuing targeted assets in the firm’s acquisition pipeline, and in performance analysis. Mr. Bardowski holds a Master of Science degree in Finance from Suffolk University in Boston, a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and the coveted Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) designation. His work has brought him regular mention in a number of financial news publications, including Bloomberg, Barrons, BNN, Benzinga, US News, TheStreet, and the LA Times.