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Our success depends on our team. We pursue exceptional results by empowering our people to take ownership of the outcomes they achieve. We foster commitment, creativity, and teamwork.

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Alan Spragins

Alan Spragins joined Columbia Pacific Advisors in 2012 as Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel. Prior to joining Columbia Pacific Advisors, Alan was the CFO, CCO and General Counsel for Brighton Jones (a Registered Investment Advisor). Formerly, Alan was a member of Lake Union Capital Partners (a buy-out firm focused on turn-around acquisitions), and has served in leadership roles for a large financial institution, a mid-cap technology and manufacturing company, and a software company. Alan received his Bachelors of Accountancy and JD from the University of Mississippi and a LL.M. in taxation from New York University.

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Antje Volk

Antje Volk joined Columbia Pacific Advisors in October 2015 as a Controller. Antje’s experience includes 13 years at as an auditor of investment management companies at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and more recently she was a Controller at a Seattle-based private investment management company. Antje graduated from Gonzaga University with a Bachelors of Business Administration with a concentration in accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant.

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Brett Horn

Brett Horn joined Columbia Pacific Advisors in 2015 as Tax Manager. Brett previously worked at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Jane Street Capital (New York), and PricewaterhouseCoopers. He graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Arts in accounting and a Master of Professional Accounting in taxation. Brett has been a Certified Public Accountant since 2009.

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Brittanie Bailor

Brittanie Bailor joined Columbia Pacific Advisors in May 2014 as a Fund Accountant. Prior to joining Columbia Pacific, Brittanie worked as a Financial Analyst at Russell Investments, a Seattle-based global asset management company. At Russell she managed the expense and budgeting of a number of funds, and assisted in the financial reporting of their institutional fund complexes as well as some of their alternative investment funds. She graduated early from Santa Clara University in 2010 with an Accounting Degree.

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Courtney Gibson

Courtney Gibson joined Columbia Pacific Advisors in 2012 to manage investor relations. Prior to that Courtney worked at Columbia Pacific Management for 2 years as their Office Manager. Courtney grew up in Kirkland and graduated from Western Washington University in 2008 with a degree in Finance.

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Daniel Harley

Daniel joined Columbia Pacific Advisors in November 2016 as a Fund Accountant. Prior to joining Columbia Pacific, Daniel worked as an Experienced Audit Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, a public accounting firm, in San Francisco, CA. He was primarily focused on financial service clients, specifically investment banks and asset managers. Daniel is a Certified Public Accountant with a BA in Accounting and Information Systems from the University of Washington.

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Jack Ferry

Jack Ferry is the Chief Financial Officer for Columbia Pacific Advisors and joined the firm in December 2014. He brings over 20 years of experience, including most recently, CFO for Ignition Partners, a Seattle area venture capital firm where he spent eight years. Jack was Vice President of Tax at Infospace, Inc. from 2000-2006 where he was responsible for worldwide tax reporting and treasury duties, and prior to that he was a Senior Tax Manager with Deloitte & Touche, Seattle WA. Jack has a M.S. in Taxation from Golden Gate University and a business degree with a concentration in accounting from the University of Washington. He currently serves on the finance committee of the Seattle Tennis Club and has been involved as a community representative for the Seattle Neighborhood Greenways.

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Jason Jenks

Jason Jenks joined Columbia Pacific Advisors in 2014 as an Accounting Controller. Prior to joining Columbia Pacific, he was a Business Assurance Manager for Moss Adams, LLP, a Pacific Northwest based public accounting firm, and primarily focused on leading assurance and compliance engagements for financial service entities including broker-dealers, pooled investment vehicles, and other specialty finance businesses. Jason graduated from Western Washington University earning a BA in Accounting/Economics, and a Master’s of Professional Accounting degree. Jason is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Society of Certified Public Accountants.

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Jessica Gray

Jessica Gray joined Columbia Pacific Advisors in July 2016 as an Investor Relations Associate. Prior to joining CPA full-time, Jessica worked as an intern in CPA’s finance department. Jessica grew up in Northern California and graduated from the University of Washington in June 2016 with a degree in Finance and a minor in Spanish.

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Leigh Noble

Leigh Noble joined Columbia Pacific Advisors in 2015 as an accountant within the real estate investment strategy. Prior to joining CPA Leigh was a senior accountant in the real estate department at University of Washington. Before working with the University of Washington Leigh was Accounting Manager at Riverstone Residential and Accounting director at Kemper Development, she also worked as an Auditor at Sweeny Conrad. Leigh has a bachelors in Accounting from University of Colorado at Boulder.

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Madeline Virzi

Madeline Virzi joined Columbia Pacific Advisors in June 2016 as a Senior Fund Accountant for the opportunistic and hedge strategies. Before joining Columbia Pacific, Madeline worked as a Senior Finance Associate at Bain Capital Credit, a Boston-based manager of high yield debt securities. Prior to her work in Boston, she was an Audit Associate with Weaver, a regional public accounting firm in Texas. Madeline is a  Certified Public Accountant with a BBA in Accounting and an MS in Finance from Texas A&M University.

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Paul Parietti

Paul Parietti serves as CPA’s Chief Compliance Officer. He is responsible for developing and monitoring the firm’s compliance program, ensuring all activities meet the requirements of state and federal legal and regulatory agencies. Paul holds the same capacity with Columbia Pacific Capital Management, and has held this role since 2009. Prior to Columbia Pacific, Paul worked as a Fund Accounting/Operations Manager for Summit Capital Group. Paul grew up on Mercer Island and received a B.A. in Accounting from Seattle University.

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Sarah Rosler

Sarah Rosler joined Columbia Pacific Advisors in 2012 where she works directly with our real estate investment strategies team on development accounting and lender coordination. Sarah started her career at Grant Thornton where she worked in the assurance department auditing small tech and biotech companies. Then she worked at Emeritus Corporation where she was a senior corporate accountant focused on capital leases, quarterly and annual filings and construction accounting. Most recently she worked for Columbia Pacific Management as a fund accountant. Sarah graduated in May of 2000 with a double major in Accounting and Finance.

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Yasi Firoozi

Yasamine Firoozi joined Columbia Pacific Advisors in 2016. As Office Manager, Yasamine oversees day to day operations, maintains all office systems and provides administrative support to over 50 individuals. Prior to joining CPA, Yasamine worked with Global Health Strategies as a global health communications and advocacy intern. Yasamine graduated from the University of Washington with a BA in International Studies and Global Development.