Justin R. Apt, is a Managing Principal of Private Capital Management. 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, he has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Accounting from The Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver. Having passed all three exams on his first attempt, Justin is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society of Colorado.