Cascadia Capital, an investment bank serving middle market clients globally, is pleased to welcome Katherine Bellows as a new Managing Director responsible for business development. Specifically, she will work to connect Cascadia’s industry and market expertise with the needs of business owners, entrepreneurs and family business leaders in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Ms. Bellows joins Cascadia as a seasoned professional with over 15 years of experience, and deep connections within the regional business community.
Prior to joining Cascadia Capital, Ms. Bellows was a Senior Vice President, Business Development Executive at Bank of America, based in Seattle. Her coverage areas included the Pacific Northwest, where she was responsible for identifying prospective middle market clients, developing relationships with business owners and executives, and delivering the full range of Bank of America’s solutions, which included investment banking. Prior to Bank of America, she spent nine years at GE Capital, overseeing the Pacific Northwest.
“We have known and worked with Katie for years and we are very happy to welcome her to the Cascadia team,” commented Michael Butler, CEO & Chairman of Cascadia Capital. “Her relationships in the Northwest are unmatched and her passion for helping family business owners and entrepreneurs is a perfect cultural fit with our platform. She will work closely with our industry-focused bankers to bring their specific areas of expertise forth for the benefit of our clients and businesses in the Pacific Northwest.”
“I am beyond thrilled for this opportunity to re-plant myself at Cascadia Capital among such a talented and well respected team of professionals,” added Ms. Bellows. “Being born and raised in the Northwest, I am personally invested in the business ecosystem here and tremendously excited to continue serving family owned businesses, entrepreneurs and executives in this new capacity. Cascadia has an exciting growth trajectory and the Firm’s success speaks volumes of its commitment and service to business owners locally and across the country.”
Founded in 1999, Cascadia Capital has spent twenty years working with family business owners and entrepreneurs. Over the past two decades the firm has grown to more than 50 investment banking professionals, including 15 Managing Directors, across three cities. To date the Firm has completed 360 transactions on behalf of its clients, representing over $12.5 billion of transaction value.