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Co-Founder, Managing Partner.  
Founder & Chief Investment Officer - Mirador Capital Partners

University of California, Berkeley 1992

Professional Experience:
Don has been investing in the Public and Private markets for over 27 years. 

After receiving extensive training in Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management after graduating from UC Berkeley, he began constructing portfolios to capitalize on macro trends and emerging technology.

Merrill Lynch SVP - Portfolio Manager 1992-2007
Morgan Stanley SVP- Portfolio Manager 2007-2013

His firm Mirador Capital Partners was the first to construct the Mirador Tri-Valley Index which has allowed investors to capitalize on the tremendous opportunities in emerging local public companies. Tri-Valley Ventures is the natural progression of that work. 

Accredited Investment Fiduciary®, Certified Financial Planner®, Certified Investment Management Analyst®

Don lives in Pleasanton with his wife and two children and is passionate about the Tri-Valley. Don supports many community organizations including The First Tee of the Tri-Valley, The George Archer Foundation and the Livermore Valley Wine Growers Foundation. He also serves as the President of the Tri-Valley Cal Alumni Group.