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Randy Pearce, CFA®

Research Analyst & Portfolio Manager
Chief Investment Officer

Grandeur Peak Tenure

From inception, 2011

Investment Team

Grandeur Peak Global Global Explorer Fund, Portfolio Manager
Grandeur Peak Global Reach Fund, Guardian Portfolio Manager
Grandeur Peak Global Stalwarts Fund, Portfolio Manager
Grandeur Peak International Stalwarts Fund, Portfolio Manager
Grandeur Peak US Stalwarts Fund, Portfolio Manager

Industry Experience

18 years

Mr. Pearce has been an integral part of building Grandeur Peak from its formation. As current CIO, named in 2017, and previously as Deputy Director of Research, Mr. Pearce has spearheaded several strategic initiatives to build and enhance the Grandeur Peak research process. He is a student of the market and a passionate quality investor.  Mr. Pearce serves on several teams and committees internally including Proxy Voting, Trade Compliance, Quality, Pricing, Director of Research and Leadership. He has led the hiring and mentoring effort of several members of our research team.

Mr. Pearce was a junior and later senior research analyst at Wasatch Advisors from 2005-2009. He was a financial sector specialist and a general analyst on the Wasatch Strategic Income Fund (WASIX)—a global equity product with an emphasis in financial companies. In 2010, Mr. Pearce interned at Thornburg Investment Management as a global equities analyst while earning his MBA.

Education and Accreditations

CFA charterholder
University of California at Berkeley, MBA
University of Utah, BA in Business Administration





Randy enjoys the outdoors, playing tennis, and reading.