Mark D. Cooper, CFA
President & Senior Portfolio Manager
Mark brings more than 26 years of investment industry experience to the presidency of Pacific Ridge. Previously, Mark was a senior portfolio manager at Wells Capital Management (2003-2010) and co-founder and president of Benson Associates (1997-2003). Prior to that, he was employed by Qualivest Capital Management (a subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp) as a portfolio manager of the Qualivest Small Companies Value strategy (1996-1997), where he co-managed all of the small cap portfolios. He also served as an associate at Bankers Trust Company in New York and Los Angeles. Mark has a bachelor's degree in economics and political science from the University of California at Los Angeles (1990) and a master's degree from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania (1996).
Dominic R. Marshall, CFA
Senior Portfolio Manager
Dominic brings 23 years of investment experience to Pacific Ridge. Prior to Pacific Ridge, Dominic was president and senior portfolio manager at Scott Creek Capital Management (2006-2009) and portfolio manager for the Benson Value Team at Wells Capital Management (2003-2006) and Benson Associates (1998-2003). He was also an equity analyst at The Red Chip Review and research associate at CTC Consulting. Dominic holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington (1993) and a master's degree in Finance from the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame (1998).
Ryan C. Curdy, CFA
Ryan brings 19 years of investment experience to the Pacific Ridge team. Before joining the firm, Ryan was portfolio manager and chief compliance officer at Scott Creek Capital Management (2006-2009) and a portfolio manager for the Benson Value Team at Wells Capital Management (2003-2006). He was also an analyst and trader at Benson Associates (1997-2003) and a mutual fund trader at U.S. Bancorp. Ryan earned his bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Portland (1996).
Justin J. McKillip, CFA
Justin brings 11 years of investment experience to the Pacific Ridge team. Previously, he was an equity research analyst for the Benson Value Team at Wells Capital Management (2005-2010). Justin earned his bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Economics from the University of Oregon (2005).
Adam J. Boyce, CFA
Adam brings 13 years of investment experience to Pacific Ridge Capital Partners. Most recently employed as an analyst with Johnson Institutional Management (2010-2015) and Scott Creek Capital Management (2006-2010). Adam began his investment career as a member of the Benson Value Team at Wells Capital Management (2003-2006). Adam earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a master’s degree in Financial Analysis from Portland State University.
Peter K. Trumbo, CPA (CA-inactive)
Chief Operating Officer
Peter is a finance and operations executive known for his ability to contribute across corporate disciplines. Peter has an investment banking background most recently as a Principal, SVP & CFO at Orca Capital Corp., a Portland NASD broker dealer that specialized in corporate M&A (1996-2001). In addition to being a lead banker, Peter was the Financial Operations officer at Orca handling all of Orca's regulatory compliance. Peter also has extensive CFO operating experience, having held senior management roles at companies in the software (1992-1996 and 2008-2010), consumer products (2001-2006) and real estate industries (1984-1991 and 2006-2008). Peter began his career with Deloitte Haskins & Sells (1981-1984) after completing a BA in Business Economics from Univ. of California at Santa Barbara (1981). He also has an MBA from Golden Gate University (1993).
Mike A. McDougall
Mike brings 21 years of institutional trading experience to Pacific Ridge. Prior to Pacific Ridge, Mike was head equity trader for the Benson Value Team at Wells Capital Management (2003-2010) and head trader at Benson Associates, LLC (1997-2003). He was also an assistant equity trader at Qualivest Capital Management (1995-1997). Mike holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Portland (1990). Mike is a two-time past president of the Security Traders Association of Portland.
Dir. of Marketing & Business Development
With more than 30 years in the investment field, Tammy brings considerable experience and expertise to the Pacific Ridge team. She spent 27 years at Russell Investments (1982-2009) as a regional director, served as an investment counselor at Fisher Investments (2010-2011), then joined Mercer Investments in Seattle as the investment sales director (2011-2012). Tammy earned her bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, and Marketing from the University of Washington, Seattle.
Veronica brings and accounting an operations background to Pacific Ridge. Veronica supports the company's Regulatory and Compliance Department, where she helped to create a comprehensive risk assessment grid used in our periodic and annual testing. Veronica prepares client account reconciliations, assists in client reporting, and maintains the company's books. She has a BA in Business Management from the University of Phoenix.