Formerly serving as an Associate Analyst and Senior Research Assistant at Evergreen Investments for three years, Pieter Stalenhoef is an accomplished financial industry professional with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Vermont and a master's degree in Investment Management from Boston University. He is currently working as a Financial Planner at Highland Financial Group in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

Serving as the Equity Analyst at Wells Capital Management, Pieter worked as the consumer, media, and healthcare analyst on the Wells Fargo Global Opportunities Fund, a small to mid-cap portfolio which has been ranked a 4-star fund by Morningstar and ranked top decile for 1, 3, 5-year performance.

Pieter very well explains the difference between small and mid-cap stocks. He clarifies that small cap stocks belong to companies whose market capitalization ranges between $300 million and $1 billion, whereas mid cap stocks are offered by larger companies that have a market capitalization between $1 billion and $5 billion.

Pieter Stalenhoef has worked with many leading organizations in the past including Provident Bank, Cincinnati, Fidelity Investments, Boston, and Evergreen Investments. Being an active member of CFA Society for more than 18 years, he has had the opportunity to appear on Barron's Magazine for his interviews about Femsa, a Mexican convenience store chain, and MBT, a Russian telecom company.

About Pieter Stalenhoef

Pieter Stalenhoef started his career in 1992 with Provident Bank, Cincinnati, as a sales representative, and then worked with another Cincinnati financial institution for some time, before moving to the Boston region to work with Fidelity Investments. He worked with Fidelity Investments in a variety of positions over the course of seven years.