Chris Erickson, President
Chris earned a Phi Beta Kappa key and graduated summa cum laude from St. Olaf College. After working for IBM in the Twin Cities in various capacities, Chris joined Merrill Lynch in Duluth where he spent fourteen years as a financial advisor including six years as a portfolio manager. In June 2008, a few months before the onset of the global financial crisis, Chris resigned from Merrill Lynch and founded Northland Capital Management.
Chris’s family includes his wife Leane and children Kirsten, Brian, and Douglas.
Julie Johnson, Investment Advisor Representative
Julie earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities with majors in Finance, Accounting, and Human Resources / Industrial Relations. She also has a master’s degree in Education and a CPA license (inactive). After working for Ernst & Young in the Twin Cities, Julie returned to her home town of Virginia where she taught Accounting, Speech, and Computer Science at Mesabi Range College. In August 2016 Julie decided to return to the business world and joined Northland Capital Management.
Julie’s family includes her husband Kevin and children Leo, Clark, Alice, and Dean.
Andy Rogers, Investment Advisor Representative
Andy earned a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Michigan Technological University where he graduated summa cum laude. He also earned a Master of Business Administration from the Michigan Tech School of Business and Economics. After working for Cleveland-Cliffs in various engineering and management positions, Andy decided to make a career change and joined Northland Capital Management in June 2021.
Andy’s family includes his wife Karla and son Jameson.
Karla Rogers, Client Service Manager
Karla earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Corporate Communications from Finlandia University where she graduated summa cum laude. After working for other financial firms, Karla joined her husband Andy at Northland Capital Management in September 2021. Karla is responsible for client service and administrative functions in the firm’s Duluth office.
Harmony Tedman, Client Service Manager
Harmony joined Northland Capital Management in January 2022. She is responsible for client service and administrative functions in the firm’s Virginia office. Prior to joining Northland Capital Management, Harmony managed a local memory care facility.
Harmony’s family include her husband David, son John, and dog Axel.
Kevin Johnson, Operations Manager
Kevin earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota where he graduated with distinction. He later earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management and a mathematics teaching license. Kevin began his career at Unisys Corporation in the Twin Cities as a programmer and then returned to his home town of Virginia to work at U. S. Steel in various technical, engineering, and management positions. In June 2021 he joined his wife Julie at Northland Capital Management to manage the firm’s technology and operations.