Brian McAuley

Brian is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Sitka Pacific. He graduated from the University of Oregon in 1999, and in 2005 founded Sitka Pacific Capital Management.  Brian is based in Edmonds, Washington.


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.  Mike is based in Prairie Grove, Illinois.


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.  JJ is based in Sonoma, California.

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 and Chair of the annual Wine Country Conference.