Summit Creek Capital, LLC (SCC) is an independent, SEC-registered asset and wealth management firm specializing in custom, goal-specific investment advisory services. SCC offers individuals and institutions personalized service that includes proprietary research and investment solutions reflecting specific investment ambitions.
Our Tailored Investment Approach Analyzes:
SCC consistently balances the critical relationship between individual objectives and appropriate risk management. SCC provides the clearing and account management capabilities of Pershing Advisor Solutions LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of the world’s leading global custodian, BNY Mellon.
OUR DIFFERENCE: SCC combines intellectual independence with fiduciary responsibility to find success in the basics — transparency, adaptability and integrity. SCC delivers exceptional investment resources, operational support and management efficiency — without the bureaucracy of a large firm. Our independent advisors have access to a vast array of solutions and styles without the pressure to market in-house product. You have unfettered access to your information and to your portfolio managers -- for clear, measurable and understandable value.
The unique nature of your goals and risk profile. SCC takes the time to understand your financial and individual situation. Your asset allocation and risk profile are evaluated relative to a relevant blended benchmark by collectively analyzing your objectives, risk tolerance, liquidity and credit needs, family and estate issues, and service preferences. Short-and long-term economic considerations. We start by listening to thoroughly understand your short-and-long-term financial requirements. Next, we create an investment strategy that best reflects these requirements utilizing our views of economic opportunity and market risk. Risk-adjusted investment strategies. SCC’s portfolio management practice combines investor-specific characteristics with assessed market opportunities. SCC develops, implements, and manages asset allocations focused on a suitable balance of risk management and investment opportunity. Select in-house and third-party products.
SCC advisors are held accountable to a strict code of ethics and expectations.
An independent investment advisor, SCC is objective, innovative and agile. Portfolio management begins with a macro thesis validated by bottom-up fundamental analysis.
If impact investing is important to you, SCC can offer investment choices that positively and proactively do good while still earning a return.
Our asset allocation strategies combine historical data and independent analysis of our expectations for future market behavior.
SCC’s proprietary research engine aggregates and synthesizes a diverse base of brokerage reports, financial news, industry and sector specific sites, independent economic and investment research, and user-level data.
SCC’s portfolios include the Global Economic Trend portfolio (positioned to capture long-cycle economic trends) and the Diversified Global Income portfolio (positioned to meet investor future liability needs).
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DUNCAN MORTON, III
Duncan Morton,III, CFA, has nearly 20 years of financial services experience. He specializes in short and long-term growth and risk management strategies for individuals and institutions. Prior to co-founding Summit Creek Capital in 2009, Duncan worked for a decade with UBS Financial Services, Inc., as vice president-investments and branch manager in Sun Valley, Idaho. There, he focused on Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP), providing tax deferral strategies and building post-transaction investment portfolios. In addition, he provided individuals, families, and institutions with short and long-range wealth management services, including lending solutions, equity risk strategies, and financial and estate planning. Earlier, Duncan worked as a financial analyst at Moss Adams Advisory Services in Seattle, Wash., advising privately-held companies and family limited partnerships. Specifically, his advisory service to ESOPs included valuations, estate and tax situations, and fairness opinions.
Penny Mandell offers more than 25 years of investment management experience with a particular focus on equity education and investment. She promotes financial literacy for women and has developed Financially Fluent Females, a series of educational workshops and a blog designed to inform women about all aspects of investing (www.f3blog.com). Prior to Summit Creek Capital, Penny spent nearly 20 years with the Smith Barney (or its predecessor firms) in the areas of research and institutional sales. There, she was the director of the SB Portfolio Management Group, which enabled qualified consultants to manage discretionary, fee-based assets. She was instrumental in developing a proprietary trading system and all areas of oversight for the Group, which also maintained the firms highest retail return on assets. Before joining Smith Barney, Penny was in institutional sales at L.F. Rothschild, Unterberg and Towbin. She has served on the board of the Animal Shelter of the Wood River Valley and enjoys skiing and hiking. Penny earned a master’s degree in international business from the University of South Carolina, and a bachelor’s degree of psycholinguistics from Davidson College.
CFA, Co-Founder, President & Principal
Duncan serves as a director of The Sage School‘s board of trustees and The Company of Fools’ board of directors, and is an avid mountain biker and skier. He is a member of the CFA Institute and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Duncan earned a master’s degree in management from the Georgia Institute of Technology and bachelor’s degree in history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
NANCY GLICK Marketing Director
Nancy Glick is responsible for the firm’s strategic marketing, design, and client relations; and brings nearly 15 years of top-tier sales and marketing expertise to her role. Most recently, she was marketing manager with Colliers International and marketing director with Stoecklein Photography & Publishing. During her time with Stoecklein, Nancy oversaw the company’s relationships with Creative Arts, Western Horseman, King Ranch, and Bayer Pharmaceuticals. Earlier she worked in the high tech sector as a senior sales executive with CompuCom Systems, a provider of IT management services for Fortune 1000 and mid-size companies. Nancy is a member of the Sun Valley area’s Mud Honey Cycling, an equestrian with Lucky 13 and has volunteered with Expedition Inspiration Fund for Breast Cancer Research since 2007. She earned a bachelor’s degree in communications and journalism from Gonzaga University.
Co-Founder & Principal
Co-Founder, Operations Officer & Principal Ian Jameson is a CFA candidate who specializes in researching and analyzing global investment themes that drive economic growth and productivity. Prior to joining Summit Creek Capital, Ian worked with Craton Capital, a specialist manager of portfolios in the agricultural sector. Earlier, he worked in the outdoor education and non-profit sectors. An active outdoorsman, Ian enjoys fly fishing and rock climbing. He earned his bachelor’s degree in economics with honors from the University of California, Santa Cruz.
MATT MCNEAL Analyst - Principal
Matt McNeal earned a degree in Economics from Bowdoin College in 2002. He interned in summers at Uranga & Associates Financial Management. Prior to Summit Creek Capital Mr. McNeal worked as a Project Manager for a custom home builder where he oversaw and managed cost projections, budgeting and cost databases. Mr. McNeal became an Investment Advisor representative in 2009 and is a CFA candidate.