Gregg Kidd, Chief Executive Officer
Prior to founding Pinnacle Investments, Gregg served as Vice
President with a global financial services firm for 10 years. He serves in a dual role as Managing Partner of Pinnacle Holding Company, LLC and Chairman of the Board, where he continues to explore growth opportunities for the Pinnacle brand along with ways of enhancing the client experience.
Eric Krouse, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer
Prior to his career in investments, Eric served in a number of corporate management positions where he specialized in financial and statistical analysis. After working as a Financial Advisor for a global investment firm, Eric joined Pinnacle Investments in 2005 where he served as Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Eric served as Pinnacle Investments’ CEO until 2016 when he became Chief Operating Officer of Pinnacle Holding Company, LLC where he also continues to serve as Chief Financial Officer and Board Member.
Mark Hansen, Chief Legal and Compliance Officer
Mark Hansen is the Chief Legal and Compliance Officer and a Board member of Pinnacle Holding Company, LLC and the Chief Compliance Officer of Pinnacle Investments, LLC. Prior to this he was a Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer for State Street Global Markets, a division of State Street Bank and Trust Company. In addition, Mr. Hansen was previously a Managing Partner and Chief Legal and Compliance Officer at Alta Capital Group, LLC.
Elizabeth Bartlett, Chief Business Development Officer
Elizabeth Bartlett was recently promoted to Chief Business Development Officer of Pinnacle Holding Company, which is the parent company to Pinnacle Investments. After graduating from Ithaca College in 2002, Liz relocated to Boston where she worked for a software company in the administration/human resource departments. In 2005, Liz moved back to her hometown of Syracuse, New York and was given the opportunity to work with her stepfather, Pinnacle founder Gregg Kidd. She has served in numerous roles within the Pinnacle organization including, client services, marketing and most recently the Director of Human Resources and Executive Assistant to the CEO.
With the growth of the Pinnacle Family of Companies, Liz assumed the newly formed position Chief Business Development Officer of Pinnacle Holding based on her proven track record in promoting and uncovering business opportunities. Liz’s focus is to continue to grow the Pinnacle brand and expand its reach throughout the U.S. She prides herself on working closely with her stepfather and two brothers to continue the excellence in service and passion that Pinnacle has for their clients, partners and employees.
Dalton Axenfeld, CPA, Controller
Dalton Axenfeld is the Controller for Pinnacle Holding Company, LLC. and oversees all financial reporting and accounting for the various companies.
Dalton joined the Company in the fall of 2016 after spending 5 years in public accounting as a Senior Auditor where he gained valuable experience working for a nationally recognized firm. While Dalton has significant practice in financial reporting, his other experiences with business valuations, budgeting, projecting, and internal control analysis and implementation are helping the Pinnacle Family of companies reach the next level.
Dalton is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the state of New York, a member of the New York state Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA), and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA). He also attended Ithaca College where he obtained his MBA, and Le Moyne College where he received his B.S. in Accounting.