WOODSTOCK, NY--(Marketwired - Nov 5, 2015) - Miller/Howard Investments Inc. (NYSE: HIE), an independent investment firm, has announced the recent promotions of Senior Research Analysts John Cusick, CFA, and Michael Roomberg, CFA, to Portfolio Managers/Research Analysts, with decision-making authority in selected portfolios. At the same time Deepak Ahuja, CFA, has joined the team as Senior Research Analyst, covering consumer, banking, technology, industrial, REITs, healthcare, and asset managers.

"We are pleased to announce this expansion of our investment team," said Lowell G. Miller, CIO and founder of Miller/Howard Investments. "Michael and John have been great additions to our talent pool. And Deepak brings with him tremendous experience in a broad range of sectors. We're certain they will all make important contributions in the years to come."

Both Mr. Cusick and Mr. Roomberg joined Miller/Howard in 2013. As part of the team, they have focused on North American energy, energy infrastructure, MLPs, utilities, and industrials, among others. They play key roles in several portfolio strategies, including the MLP Strategy and Drill Bit to Burner Tip® products.

Previously Mr. Ahuja worked as securities analyst at SKBA Capital Management in San Francisco, with emphasis on large-cap dividend and SRI investing with a value bias. Prior to that he worked at Brookfield Asset Management, FTI Consulting, Sprint, and PwC.

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Miller/Howard Investments is an independent, research-driven investment boutique focused on generating sustainable income by investing in equities. The firm evaluates companies across all sectors for financial strength and their ability to consistently generate and raise dividends. Common themes of Miller/Howard strategies are: higher-than-average yield, higher-than-average financial strength of issuer, and expected growth of dividends. The firm is 100% employee owned. Miller/Howard has focused on income-producing equities since 1991.

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