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Brian McAuley

Brian is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Sitka Pacific. He graduated from the University of Oregon in 1999, and attended the University of Washington as a graduate student.

In 2005, he founded Sitka Pacific Capital Management. Brian has conceptualized, developed, and managed several unique investment strategies which serve as the foundation for Sitka’s current offerings.

JJ Abodeely, CFA, CAIA

JJ is a Director and Portfolio Manager for Sitka Pacific. JJ graduated magna cum laude from Colby College in 2001, earned his Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2004, and his Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation in 2008. He is a member of the CFA Institute, CFA Society of San Francisco, Seattle Alternative Investment Association, and the CAIA Association.

Prior to joining Sitka Pacific, JJ spent more than 10 years in various capacities for a $1.2 Billion asset and wealth management firm. As a member of the Equity Research and Investment Policy Committee, he was responsible for the development and management of several new investment strategies, including Global Multi-Asset Class ETF strategies and an equity long-short strategy. JJ is the author of ValueRestorationProject.com and Chair of the annual Wine Country Conference.

Mike “Mish” Shedlock

Mike is a registered investment advisor representative for Sitka Pacific. He provides economic and market analysis and is the author of the widely followed Mish’s Global Economic Trend Analysis.

Kathy Goldstein

Kathy leads Sitka Pacific’s administrative efforts and provides operational and client service support.