People

David K. McMullin

Mr. McMullin is the President and Founder of WhiteSand Research, LLC. Prior to WhiteSand Research, LLC, Mr. McMullin was an institutional salesman and independent research consultant for 13 Years. He worked as a consultant, selling and implementing buy-side research products and services to the institutional community. Mr. McMullin has worked exclusively in the investment industry and has extensive independent investment research experience.  In 1999, he began his career as a sales executive for Institutional Research Services, Inc., selling independent research and providing soft dollar services to money managers through a joint entity, PCS Securities. Mr. McMullin has a B.A. from The Ohio State University and has an M.B.A. at the University of Pittsburgh.

Sean C. Lucas

Sean Lucas is the Director of Research at WhiteSand Research, LLC. Mr. Lucas has extensive investment management and analytical experience in the areas of security analysis and equity valuation, with an emphasis in portfolio composition. His expertise within the realm of event-driven research includes a specialization in the core areas of corporate restructurings, with an emphasis on Chapter 11 and related court-assisted reorganizations. Mr. Lucas received his M.B.A. from Duquesne University, graduating Summa Cum Laude. Mr. Lucas also earned a Bachelor of Arts and Science degree (Magna Cum Laude) from the University of Pittsburgh.

Xiaoyan Zhang

Xiaoyan is an Analyst at WhiteSand Research, LLC. Prior to WhiteSand Research, LLC she worked as an intermediary for US firms, primarily Venture Capital Companies, to invest in Healthcare projects in China. She has a Bachelor of Engineering from Wuhan Institute of Chemical Technology, Wuhan, China and a M.B.A. from Duquesne University.

Carla Shula

Ms. Shula is an Executive Associate at WhiteSand Research, LLC, where she performs quantitative support for the analysts as well and administrative duties. Prior to joining WhiteSand Research, Ms. Shula  received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Grove City College with a core focus in History. She has extensive experience as a writer and editor, as well as a strong understanding of client relations and communications.

Stephanie Sehn

Mrs.Sehn is the Director of Sales & Marketing for Whitesand Research, LLC.  Prior to joining the firm, she was a Partner at Global Marketing Partners, LLC from 2003. She has represented a variety of independent research products throughout her career and has built countless relationships with hedge funds, investment firms, and individual money managers. Stephanie holds a B.A. from Susquehanna University.