The Perkins Discovery Fund is professionally managed by Perkins Capital Management, Inc., a registered investment advisor.
The Perkins Capital Management team, consisting of Richard C. Perkins, Daniel S. Perkins, and Harry A. L. Lindberg, Jr., has experience averaging over 36 years in the investment business. Founded in 1984, Perkins Capital Management also serves as the investment advisor to private and institutional accounts.
Richard W. Perkins and Daniel S. Perkins are co-managers of The Perkins Discovery Fund.
Mr. Richard C. Perkins has 40 years of experience in the investment business. He graduated from Colby College, Waterville, Maine, in 1975 receiving a BA degree with distinction in two majors: Administrative Science and Mathematics/Economics. While at Colby College, he was awarded the Ernest L. Parsons Prize in Administrative Science and the James J. Harris Prize in Administrative Science. He was elected a Senior Scholar in Econometrics by the Economics Department. He began his business career with General Mills, Inc., as a Grain Merchandiser. He was an Investment Executive with Piper, Jaffray & Hopwood, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota for twelve years, where he specialized in equity securities. Involved in the community, Mr. Perkins served as President of the Board of Directors, YMCA Camp Olson, Rochester, Minnesota from 1983-1986.
Mr. Daniel S. Perkins graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder, with a BS degree in Business Administration in 1976. He was employed as an internal auditor for Modern Merchandising, Inc., Hopkins, Minnesota from 1978 to 1982, and then attended graduate school where he received his MBA in Finance from the University of Minnesota in 1983. Starting in 1983. He co-founded Perkins Capital Management, Inc. in 1984.
Mr. Harry A. L. Lindberg, Jr. has 31 years experience in the investment business. He graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio, in 1977 receiving a BA in Politics and Government. He began his business career with 3M Co. as a Marketing Executive. He was an Account Representative for Merrill Lynch & Co., an Account Representative with Paine Webber, Inc., and an Investment Executive with Piper Jaffray & Hopwood, Inc. before coming to Perkins Capital Management, Inc. in 1987.