John Payne, CFA
President & Chief Investment Officer
Mr. Good is a Portfolio Manager at Sterling Investment Management with a focus on Fixed Income Portfolios and the Global Asset Allocation Portfolios. Prior to joining Sterling Investment Management, Mr. Good was a Portfolio Manager at Cascade Investment, LLC—the private investment vehicle of the Bill Gates family. During his time at Cascade, he also served on the board of directors of the Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. Before joining Cascade Investment, Mr. Good was a Vice President and Investment Analyst at Wellington Management Company. Mr. Good graduated cum laude from Brigham Young University earning a B.S. degree in Business Management with an International Finance emphasis. He received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Director of Research
David Kornberg, CPA
Director of Alternative Investments
Mr. Kornberg is the Director of Alternative Investments at Sterling Investment Management. Prior to joining Sterling Investment Management, Mr. Kornberg worked in New York City for PricewaterhouseCoopers in their Assurance and Consulting practices where he concentrated on Banks and Financial Services companies. He is a Certified Public Accountant and earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona. Mr. Kornberg graduated summa cum laude with a double major in Finance and Accounting.
Mrs. Arguello is a Research Analyst with the firm. Prior to joining Sterling Investment Management, she worked at BBVA Compass. Before pursuing a career in finance, she served in the United States Air Force. Mrs. Arguello graduated cum laude from the University of Central Florida receiving a B.S. in Business Administration and attained her master’s in Investment Management and Financial Analysis from Creighton University. She is a Level III Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Candidate.
Director of Client Services
Mrs. Kelly joined Sterling Investment Management in 2009. Prior to joining Sterling, Mrs. Kelly worked at Wells Fargo Private Client Services. She began her career in finance in 1998. Mrs. Kelly holds a B.S. in accounting.
Client Services Associate
Prior to joining Sterling Investment Management, Mr. Ford worked for Wells Fargo Wealth Management and Wells Fargo Advisors. He earned his undergraduate degree in Finance from Portland State University.