Brian K. Smith, President
Brian Smith is the President of PCM and is responsible for managing PCM’s entire private equity portfolio. Prior to co-founding PCM in 1998, Brian was Senior Vice President of Northland Investment Holdings and the managing partner of Northland Business Capital, LLP, a company that invested in private equity and subordinated debt instruments. Brian received his undergraduate degree from Mankato State University and his Masters in Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas. Prior to joining The Northland Company in 1994 , he accumulated fourteen years of commercial banking experience, including the origination and administration of leveraged senior and subordinated debt financing at Norwest Corporation.
Dean E. Bachmeier, Principal
Dean Bachmeier has been a principal of PCM since 1999. Dean has been responsible for originating, structuring, financing, executing and managing private investment opportunities in PCM’s portfolio. Prior to joining PCM, Dean worked in the commercial banking industry for twenty years, the last eighteen at Norwest/Wells Fargo Corporation. Dean obtained his B.S. in Accounting from the University of North Dakota and his MBA from the Carlson School at the University of Minnesota.
Michael T. Davies, Principal
Michael Davies joined PCM as a principal in 2009. For the previous fifteen years he was employed by NJK Holding Corporation (NJK), a Bloomington MN privately held diversified investment firm, most recently as both the Chief Investment Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Michael brings an extensive background in diligence, structuring, financing, and management of private equity investments, having been directly involved in more than twenty-five acquisition and divestiture transactions during his tenure at NJK. He began his career at KPMG and practiced public accounting from 1989-1994. Michael is a CPA (inactive) and graduated with Bachelor of Accountancy degree from the University of North Dakota.
Steven E. Halverson, Associate
Steven Halverson joined PCM as an associate in 2013. His primary responsibilities are to assist PCM principals with private investment origination and portfolio company oversight. Steven was previously employed by Wilary Winn LLC, a consulting firm specializing in fair value estimations for financial institutions, where he was responsible for the valuation of distressed assets including non-agency mortgage-backed securities and trust preferred collateralized debt obligations. He also advised on mergers for financial institutions ranging from $10 million to over $1 billion in assets. Steven obtained his B.S. in Finance from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse.