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.

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