Justin R. Apt, CFA®

President, Executive Leadership Team

Justin R. Apt is the President of Private Capital Management and serves on the firms Executive Leadership Team. He oversees the firm operation, and helps to shape its strategy, culture, and vision. Justin also has a passion for research, and working with clients to help them achieve their goals. He is a member of the Private Capital Management Investment Committee, and contributes to the fundamental research and quantitative analysis work of the firm. Prior to joining Private Capital Management, Justin was an investment committee member, Portfolio Manager and Head Trader at Palo Alto-based Nelson Capital Management, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Wells Fargo. Preceding his time with Nelson Capital, he was an investment committee member and Head Trader with Beekman Capital Management, LLC in Santa Fe, NM.

A native of Denver, Justin has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Finance) and a Bachelor of Accounting from The Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver. Justin is a holder of the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst®, CFA® designation from the CFA Institute and passed all three exams on his first attempt. Justin is a member of the CFA Society of Colorado.

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