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Dan Botti

Grant Kerger

Carol Leeland

Marilyn Scofield

Dan BottiDan Botti
Principal, Investment Adviser, Portfolio Manager, Compliance Officer

Dan has been helping clients gain financial independence for a very long time. He is the principal and founder of Peregrine Asset Advisers. Dan is the portfolio manager for the firm and he is responsible for constructing customized portfolios for Peregrine clients so that their assets can flourish.

Dan is the Chief Compliance officer for Peregrine. This role insures that Peregrine will follow policies and procedures in the interests of their clients.

Dan and other Peregrine staff perform client reviews, updates, and financial planning.

Dan has a BA cum laude in economics from The University of Colorado.

Dan recognizes the need for people’s money to work for them. “Life is hard. People have many difficulties – illness, jobs, and frayed relationships. Money does not fix these problems. But very often it can lighten these burdens. “

“If money grows rapidly, people can use their gains to help themselves or other people in whatever problems they face.”

“This is why it is vital for people to get a good return on their assets. “

Dan and his wife, Cendi, live in Hillsboro and have three grown children, Audrey, Margo, and Jack.

Audrey and her husband, Jeremy Roloff (from the longest lasting reality TV production, Little People Big World) and their daughter, Ember live in Hillsboro. They conduct the Christian Faith ministry through their writing and publishing. Margo lives in Portland and works for PAE, a leader in sustainable engineering design. Margo is also a college young life director. Jack is a student at Oregon State University in Bend, Oregon and is the creator of the adventure video series “Keep the Stoke Alive”.

Dan’s brother Chris just happens to be the famous, Grammy award winning trumpet master and jazz artist.

When not at work at Peregrine, Dan is inspired to visit with friends and follow the pursuits of his family.

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Investment Adviser, Brokerage Liaison

Carol is a master of brokerage and custody. She anchors the vital component of establishing financial accounts for Peregrine clients. She is in charge of new client transitions and can make certain that any client request is fulfilled.

“I strive to forge a close relationship with my clients and am able to understand their needs and priorities as they do. And with that knowledge, I work harder, smarter and better than my peers in the industry.”

Carol efficiently brings a human element to the maze of voice mail prompts that you see so frequently from financial organizations. Carol is an investment adviser and in this role, she is able to solve very complex problems as well as perform portfolio reviews and updates.

“Perseverance and being a capable liaison is foremost to advocating for my clients. There is no easy button in this industry when it comes to client service.”

Carol received a BA in Political Economics from Barnard College of Columbia University and she earned her MBA from George Fox University. Carol worked for many years at Merrill Lynch and Dean Witter Reynolds before her career at Peregrine.

Carol is originally from Pennsylvania and lives in Portland. Carol is passionate about gardening, farming, and fishing. She also owns Coral Bells Designs where she makes elegant floral greeting cards and lavender products.

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Investment Adviser, Trader

Grant is the chief trader for Peregrine. This is a very substantial and vital job for any investment firm. As a trader, Grant works at capturing the best execution on every order. “Stocks move quickly. It’s vital that I try to get good fills on every order I place. It’s a major factor in our clients realizing profits.” Grant’s work goes very far in the concept of “buying low and selling high”.

Grant also has a major responsibility for allocating investments to Peregrine clients based on their individual investment needs. To do this effectively, it takes someone who knows our clients and understands each of their unique risk/reward profiles. Grant has many years of experience at knowing the needs of Peregrine clients.

Grant has created, implemented and tested the trading systems used by Peregrine. This system is built to handle frequent trading profits realized by Peregrine’s clients.

In addition to his role as Trader, Grant is an Investment Adviser who brings a fresh and innovative approach to our investment analysis. “Too often people are held back by their general stock market fears and lose sight of the special companies that make up the market. These companies constantly differentiate themselves and innovate to stay one step ahead of their competitors. A good investment adviser can sort out the potential winners from the losers.” Grant has a command of necessary investment strategies and communicates them effectively to clients.

Before building his career at Peregrine, Grant earned a BS in finance from Eller School of Business at The University of Arizona.

In his personal life, Grant maintains a single digit handicap in golf and plays at various courses around town. In addition to golf, Grant enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

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Research and Systems Specialist

Marilyn maintains and operates Peregrines in-house operating systems. Systems and data management are crucial for financial firms. Marilyn is expert at creating simple solutions that are also robust in reliability and security.

Marilyn manages our systems that retrieve data from our principal brokers, Fidelity and Schwab. She is responsible for maintaining investment performance records. She maintains our representative Equity and Balanced Composites which reflect Peregrine’s historic performance record. Marilyn also produces all of the reports that comprise the Peregrine compliance program.

“Record-keeping is fascinating and it contributes to great client service,” she says. “And even better than that, I get it and I’m good at it.”

Each quarter, Marilyn produces and distributes over 300 client reports. These reports give our clients important information about their assets.

Marilyn has many years of experience in the insurance and financial services industry. She attended Holy Names College in Oakland.

Marilyn and her husband, Phil Macey, live in Beaverton and have six grown children. She devotes herself to this blended family with nine grandchildren in tow. In addition, Marilyn loves photography, has a keen eye for antiques, decorating and antique hot rods.

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*Past Performance is no guarantee of future results. Investment management involves the possibility of losses. Significant general stock market moves up and down can influence the performance of client portfolios. Composite returns are based on client portfolios of over $100,000. Not all clients are included in the composites. All returns include the reinvestment of dividends. All returns are net of fees. Composite returns are derived from aggregated, time weighted returns for clients of Peregrine Asset Advisers. Individual client returns can deviate from the composite returns. While Peregrine uses the S&P 500 as a benchmark, Peregrine does not attempt to mimic the structure of this index. Individual client portfolios vary. The number of stock positions also varies per client.