STAP Leadership


Adam Vetere – 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.


Mike McDougall – Vice 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.

Kevin Clausen – Treasurer / Secretary

Kevin Clausen is in Equity Sales at D.A. Davidson.

Kevin has been a member of STAP since 2014.  Kevin has worked at D.A. Davidson for 13 years and graduated from the University of Portland with a B.B.A. in Finance.

Eli Robinson – Past President

Eli Robinson is a Vice President of Equity Trading at Pacific Crest Securities

Eli has been at Pacific Crest Securities since 1998. Previously, Eli worked for 2 years at U.S. Bank and 3 at Wells Fargo in the Trust Custody departments of both banks.

STAP Advisory Board


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