James D. Cheadle is the President and Chief Investment Officer of Ponderosa Investment Group, LLC, located in Portland Oregon.
Prior to founding Ponderosa Investment Group, LLC in early 2006, Mr. Cheadle was a Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager for HighMark Capital Management in Portland, Oregon. HighMark Capital is the Investment Division of Union Bank of California. In connection with his position, he managed approximately $140,000,000 in assets for individuals and businesses throughout the Northwest.
Prior to this, Mr. Cheadle was the Chief Investment Officer for Copper Mountain Trust located in Portland, Oregon. He held this position from February 2001 until 2003. In connection with this position he oversaw in excess of $600,000,000 and managed an investment department of staff. He held the position of Senior Investment Consultant with Copper Mountain Trust from April 1996 to February 2001.
Prior to the Senior Investment Consultant position, he was a Consultant\Research Associate with a focus on alternative investments with CTC Consulting, Inc. in Portland Oregon.
Mr. Cheadle holds a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and Investments from Oregon State University.