At this time, Michael Tempest was named Portfolio Manager as he had demonstrated his affinity through historical stock analysis, selection, and investment management thesis Michael joined in 1996 after working with distinguished Wall Street firms Morgan Stanley and Bear Stearns,.
The partners embarked on a plan to develop the firm into a nationally recognized investment organization.
As such, the firm was renamed Alta Capital Management
and, over the years, has grown into a $600 million investment firm serving the needs of both institutional and private investors.
Today, the investment team is comprised of Mike Tempest, Chief Investment Officer, Matthew Stephenson, Portfolio Manager, and Melanie Peche.
1996: Lodefink retires Michael Tempest joins firm as Portfolio Manager and Partner 1997: Firm renamed Alta Capital Management.
2000: Michael Tempest named firm's Chief Investment Officer All Cap Quality Growth portfolio implemented 2001: MidCap Quality Growth Portfolio implemented 2002: Matthew Stephenson joins firm as Research Analyst.
Mr. Michael Tempest
Tel : 801-274-6010
Mike has been Managing Principal of Alta Capital since joining the firm in 1996.
has extensive experience in managing a successful investment partnership and utilizing a disciplined value investing approach.
Mike has worked in the institutional equity departments of Bear Stearns and Morgan Stanley, international investment banking firms based in New York City.
He also has served as a financial analyst for Shell Oil Company.
He holds a bachelor's degree in international finance from Brigham Young University and a master's degree in finance from Columbia Business School in New York City.
Mike serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Utah, where he teaches a course in investments.