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RICHARD C. PERKINS, C.F.A.
(Executive Vice President, Portfolio Manager and Director)
Mr. Richard C. Perkins, CFA, Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer and Portfolio Manager of Perkins Capital Management, Inc., has had over 34 years experience in the investment business. He graduated from Colby College, Waterville, Maine, in 1975 receiving a BA degree with Distinction in two majors: Administrative Science and Mathematics/Economics. While at Colby College, he was awarded the Ernest L. Parsons Prize in Administrative Science and the James J. Harris Prize in Administrative Science. He was elected a Senior Scholar in Econometrics by the Economics Department. He began his business career with General Mills, Inc., as a Grain Merchandiser. He was an Investment Executive with Piper, Jaffray & Hopwood, Incorporated, Minneapolis, Minnesota for twelve years, where he specialized in equity securities. Involved in the community, Mr. Perkins served as President of the Board of Directors, YMCA Camp Olson, Rochester, Minnesota from 1983-1986 and 2004-2006.

Experience

1990 - Present

Executive Vice President and Portfolio Manager, Perkins Capital Management, Inc., Wayzata, Minnesota

1978-1990

Investment Executive, Piper Jaffray Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota

1975-1977

Grain Merchandiser, Pacific Northwest Grain Operations, General Mills, Inc., Great Falls, Montana

Education

College:

Colby College, Waterville, Maine, BA degree, 1975

Professional:

Chartered Financial Analyst Designation, 1993

Other Associations

1983-1986

President, Board of Directors, YMCA Camp Olson, Rochester, Minnesota

2004-2006

President of the Board of Directors, YMCA Camp Olson

Director:

Sajan, Inc., River Falls, Wisconsin.