Mike Crawford

Mike Crawford

Head of the Discovery Group


  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Communications
  • Consumer Services
  • Electronics Manufacturing Services
  • Gaming
  • Software
  • Utilities

Research Coverage

  • Anterix Inc. (ATEX)
  • AST SpaceMobile, Inc. (ASTS)
  • Bluegreen Vacations Holding Corporation (BVH)
  • Cadiz Inc. (CDZI)
  • Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (CMTL)
  • Ducommun Incorporated (DCO)
  • Enthusiast Gaming Holdings, Inc. (EGLX-CA)
  • Globalstar, Inc. (GSAT)
  • Kimball Electronics, Inc. (KE)
  • Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS)
  • Lilium N.V. (LILM) 
  • NextNav Inc. (NN)
  • Redwire Corporation (RDW)
  • Terran Orbital Corporation (LLAP)
  • TTM Technologies, Inc. (TTMI)
  • Viasat, Inc. (VSAT)


Mike Crawford is Senior Managing Director, Head of the Discovery Group at B. Riley Securities. Mr. Crawford initially joined the firm in March 1999, where he covered a wide range of special situations during a near six-year tenure.

From January 2005 through March 2007, he served as Research Director of Barrington Wilshire, Inc., providing services to its two managed hedge funds, Barrington Partners and Barrington Investors. From Barrington, he moved to Riley Investment Management LLC in April 2007, serving as Research Director until December 2008. From December 2008 to May 2010, he was a Director of TranSwitch Corporation, a Nasdaq-listed communications IC supplier. From 1990 to 1996, Mr. Crawford worked in a variety of positions at Sumitomo Bank of California, including public affairs, fixed income portfolio management, trading, and as Assistant Corporate Secretary.

Mr. Crawford earned his Bachelor of Science from UC Berkeley and an MBA at USC's Marshall School of Business.

B. Riley Securities is a leading middle market investment bank that provides a full suite of corporate finance, advisory, sales and trading and equity research. Investment banking services include initial, secondary and follow-on offerings, institutional private placements, merger and acquisition (M&A) advisory, SPACs, corporate restructuring and recapitalization. B. Riley is nationally recognized and highly ranked for its proprietary equity research.