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’ primary responsibilities are discretionary portfolio management and supervision of the firm.
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.
Gabe Amundson, Investment Advisor Representative
Gabe earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Minnesota Duluth and a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. After working for Cargill in the Twin Cities in various financial roles, most recently as a Director in the Trade and Capital Markets group, Gabe joined Northland Capital Management in October 2019. Gabe was raised in Virginia and was eager to return to northern Minnesota to be closer to family, friends, and everything the area has to offer.
Gabe’s family includes his wife Livia and children Campbell, Miles, Blake, and Finn.
Cathy Moore, Operations Manager
Cathy joined Northland Capital Management in February 2017. She is responsible for many of the firm’s administrative and operational functions. Prior to joining Northland Capital Management, Cathy was the office coordinator for a large local retailer.
Cathy’s family includes her husband Greg and springer spaniel Izzy.