Meet Your Advisors

Based in Anchorage, Alaska we provide sound financial advice and portfolio management allowing you to focus on your business, family, and personal goals with a sense of empowerment and well-being. Our investment team members have advanced degrees and professional designations, including:

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Investment Team

Laura Bruce CFP®, ChFC®

Director, APCM Wealth Management for Individuals

APCM Wealth Management for Individuals 2014-Present
Alaska Permanent Capital Management 2007-Present
First National Bank of Anchorage, Trust Offi cer/Portfolio
Development 2002-2007
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Legacy Wealth Strategies, Owner/Consultant 2002-2007
Wachovia Securities, Financial Advisor/Institutional
Relationship Mgr. 1999-2003
Bank of America, VP Private Bank Portfolio Mgr. 1994-1999

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, BBA
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, American College
University for International Studies, Madrid Spain
Chartered Financial Consultant, American College
Series 65 License

Cathie Straub, CPA, CFP®

Director, APCM Wealth Management for Individuals

Alaska Permanent Capital Management 2009 – Present
Financial Resources, Inc. 1991-2009
Ernst & Young, CPAs 1985-1991

Miami University, Oxford, OH, Cum Laude BS Business (Accounting & Finance)
Certified Financial Planner
Certified Public Accountant
Series 65 License

Marietta Hall, CFP®

Financial Advisor

Alaska Permanent Capital Management 2016 – Present
Lincoln Financial Advisors, Advisor 2007-2016
Lincoln National Life, Advisor 1992-2007
KMS Financial, Advisor 2004-2007
Benefit Securities Inc., Advisor 1992-2004

Washington State University, BA Finance
University of Alaska, Anchorage
Certified Financial Planner, College for Financial Planning
Series 65 License

Kim Butler, CFP®

Associate Financial Planner

Alaska Permanent Capital Management 2014 – Present
MacroTrend Strategies, Financial Planning Assistant 2013-2014
Charles Schwab & Co., Registered Representative 2011-2013

University of Alaska Anchorage, BBA Finance
Golden Gate University, MS Financial Planning
Certified Financial Planner

Connor Michael

Associate Financial Planner

APCM Wealth Management for Individuals 2018-Present
Alyeska Ski Club Freeskiing Team, Program Director/Head Coach 2017-Present
Naniq Global Logistics, Technical Specialist 2016-2018
Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority, Trust Land Office, Intern 2015-2015
Boslough Construction, Summers 2012-2014

Western State Colorado University, BBA

Mary Kate Herndon, RP®

Client Service Assistant

Alaska Permanent Capital Management 2011-Present
University of Alaska Anchorage, BA Psychology

Registered Paraplanner

Blog Posts

Don’t Run! It’s not what you think

The start of February has brought volatility back into the bond and equity markets.  The 10-year Treasury started the month yielding 2.79%, traded up to 2.84%, then down to 2.71% and currently is at 2.90%.  The S&P 500 started the month at 2,823 traded down to 2,648 and has recouped a few points 2,695.  Hmmm.  […]
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Update on Recent Market Volatility

Even with the portentous headlines amid the recent volatility, Alaska Permanent Capital remains cautiously optimistic. Our team has summarized the current market volatility, placing some context around this short-term decline in stock prices. Why Alaska Permanent Capital is Cautiously Optimistic Now: Global economic data continues to point to a broad economic expansion that began in […]
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Welcome our newest team member- Connor Michael

I graduated with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and a Minor in Accounting from Western State Colorado University in May of 2015. I had been spending the past four years of college competing across the nation in multiple disciplines of downhill skiing while pursuing my degree. After graduation, I completed my internship with the Alaska […]
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