STAP Leadership


Mike McDougall – President

Mike has been with Pacific Ridge Capital Partners since 2010 as the Head Trader.

Prior to this he was a Senior Trader with Wells Capital Management starting in 2004. Mike graduated from the University of Portland with a B.B.A. in management and marketing. Mike is a two time past president with the Security Traders Association of Portland and member since 1994.

TBA – Vice President

Jill K. Bartell – Treasurer / Secretary

Jill is Head Trader at Quest Investment Management and has been with the firm for over fifteen years. She has been a member of STAP since 2018 as was previously a member from 2004-2008. Prior to joining Quest, Jill held positions at Crabbe Huson Group in Portland, Oregon and Hobert & Svoboda in Brookfield, Wisconsin. Jill graduated with an MBA with a Concentration in Finance from the University of Portland and received her Bachelor of Science from Portland State University.

Adam Vetere – Past President

Adam Vetere is a Managing Director at ClearWater Capital, LLC.

Adam has been a member of STAP since 2010 and was previously a member of SFSTA. Prior to joining ClearWater, Adam was an Equity Trader at Franklin Templeton Investments and VP of Research and Trading at Harmony Capital. Adam holds a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of San Diego and a M.S. in Finance from Portland State University.

STAP Advisory Board


  • Jerry Brown – Retired from Becker Capital Management
  • Scott Christianson – Ferguson Wellman Capital Management
  • Blaine Dickason – Ferguson Wellman Capital Management
  • Tyler McCullough – Wedbush Securities
  • John Russell – STA National, Past Chairman