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Peter B. Wiley, CFA

Peter brings to the firm over twenty years of experience as a Portfolio Manager and Equity Analyst.  He is the Chief Investment Officer of the firm, and serves as the Director of Growth Strategies. Prior to joining West Branch Capital, Peter founded Blaine Capital Advisors LLC in 2011.

Before Blaine Capital, Peter was a Portfolio Manager and a Senior Analyst at Pioneer Investment Management from 2006 until 2011 where he managed $1.9 Billion in mutual fund assets.  Before Pioneer, Peter was a Partner and Portfolio Manager at Trove Partners, an equity hedge fund he co-founded in 2002.

Peter was a Senior Portfolio Manager and Principal at State Street Global Advisors from 1997 to 1999, where he managed the Large Cap Growth strategy. Peter developed and launched the growth strategy.

Peter began his career in investment management at Colonial Management Associates in 1992 as an Equity Analyst, where he was promoted to Portfolio Manager in 1995.

Prior to entering investment management, Peter was on the research staff at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Lincoln Laboratories.

Peter received his B.S. from the University of Notre Dame, a M.S. in Computer and Information Science from The Ohio State University, and a M.S. in Finance from Boston College. Peter has been a Chartered Financial Analyst since 1997.

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