Principal, Portfolio Manager CFA®
Matt co-founded Northwest Investment Counselors in 1998 bringing his extensive investment and analytical skills to the firm. Matt has worked in the investment industry over 30 years with experience in portfolio management and equity analytics. Always interested in the challenges of investing in public companies, Matt approaches investments with a keen enjoyment and understanding of fundamental and quantitative analysis.
Matt began his investment career in 1988 with Wilshire Associates, one of the largest pension consultants, in Santa Monica, Ca. There, he worked as an analyst assessing manager performance and risk for some of the largest defined benefit pension plans in the country. Matt returned home to Seattle in 1989 to work for Brueggeman & Johnson, P.C., a Certified Public Accounting (CPA) firm, specializing in the valuation of private businesses and litigation support. As a senior analyst he worked closely with other CFA’s and CPA’s providing complex valuation and litigation support services. Prior to starting Northwest Investment Counselors Matt worked at CCI, Inc. in Portland, OR as an analyst and portfolio manager from 1993 to 1998.
Matt earned the Charted Financial Analyst designation in 1992 and holds a Master of Arts in Economics from University of California at Santa Barbara and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Claremont McKenna College. Matt is a former volunteer with Habitat for Humanity and Dove Lewis Animal Hospital. He currently serves as a volunteer coach for CYO Lacrosse.