Michael joined our team in October 2007 as an Investment Advisor. Prior to joining Mengis Capital Management, he was a wealth manager for a small privately held firm called HAP International, Inc. for about three years. Michael also spent three years working as a Legislative Correspondent on business and financial matters for U.S. Senator Evan Bayh of Indiana.
Michael is a third generation Oregonian born in Portland. After graduating from Villanova University in 2002 and a short stint working back east, he returned home to Portland in 2005.