MEET OUR TEAM
POWERED BY REAL PEOPLE.
The Exceptional Portfolio management team combines 100 years of portfolio management and technology industry experience. Together we create diversified portfolios for individuals and families
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER
Thane Cleland coordinates all investment decisions for the firm. Prior to founding CWC in 2000, Thane was the Director of Marketing and Client Service for The Crabbe Huson Group. His professional experience spans more than 35 years in the investment industry. He has a broad range of experience including generation and management of institutional and advisor accounts, portfolio management, corporate management and operations. Thane received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Washington.
Gary Woolworth is responsible for all client relationships and operations. Gary began his career at Marsh & McLennan Companies. He joined Smith Barney where he worked as a financial consultant and later helped form Auxier Asset Management. Gary graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Marketing. His professional focus spans 27 years with an emphasis on the delivery of quality customer service to high net worth individuals and institutions.
ERIC HAMILTON, CFA
Eric Hamilton is responsible for stock selection and portfolio management. Prior to joining CWC, Eric was a contrarian/relative value research analyst with Columbia Management Group covering all business sectors of the economy with an emphasis on Technology and Biotechnology. Prior to that he was a research analyst and trader with the Crabbe Huson Group in Portland, Oregon. Eric graduated from Portland State University in 1994 with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Finance Law. He received the CFA designation in 2007 and is currently a member of the CFA Society of Portland. Eric has 25 years investment experience.
OFFICE MANAGER & TRADER
Diane Landgraf brings to the Fund team an extensive knowledge of institutional trading, operations, and client services. From 1991 to 1999 she was head of securities trading at Crabbe Huson Company where she oversaw the buying and selling of assets for the large and small cap portfolios valued at more than $5 billion. Diane has 22 years experience in the investment management industry. She is a graduate of the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications.