Mark D. Cooper, CFA
President & Senior Portfolio Manager
 

Mark is a founding partner of Pacific Ridge Capital. Previously, he 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 in Business Administration from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania (1996).

Started in the industry: 1990

 

Dominic R. Marshall, CFA
Senior Portfolio Manager
 

Dominic is a founding partner of Pacific Ridge Capital. Prior to Pacific Ridge, he 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 Business Administration from the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame (1998).

Started in the industry: 1993

 
 

Ryan C. Curdy, CFA
Portfolio Manager
 

Ryan is a founding partner of Pacific Ridge Capital. 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).

Started in the industry: 1996

 

Justin J. McKillip, CFA
Senior Analyst
 

Justin is a founding partner of Pacific Ridge Capital. 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).

Started in the industry: 2005

 
 
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Adam J. Boyce, CFA
Senior Analyst
 

Adam joined Pacific Ridge Capital Partners in 2015. Prior to Pacific Ridge, he was 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.

Started in the industry: 2003

 

Peter K. Trumbo, CPA (CA-inactive)
Chief Operating Officer
 

Peter is a founding partner of Pacific Ridge Capital.  He 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
Senior Trader
 

Mike is a founding partner of Pacific Ridge Capital. Prior to Pacific Ridge, he 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.

Started in the industry: 1995

 

Tammy R. Wood
Director, Marketing & Business Development
 

Tammy joined Pacific Ridge Capital in 2016, and 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.

 
 
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Veronica Orazio
Operations Assistant
 

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 earned her bachelor's degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix.