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Peyton Berkeley

Chief Investment Officer (CIO)

As CIO of Mahaska, Peyton Berkeley is responsible for the improvement, maintenance and oversight of Mahaska’s strategic business development program. With a focus on optimizing overall profitability, Berkeley oversees new business development driving efficient capital allocation across Mahaska’s existing and potential brand portfolio.

Prior to his current role, Berkeley spent six years on Wall Street as an equity and fixed-income investment adviser where he focused on the healthcare sector. He continues his investment activities by way of The B Group where he is co-portfolio manager of a long-short equity investment company that specializes in biotechnology, genetic sequencing, and molecular diagnostics opportunities. In recent years, The B Group has broadened its mandate to include private investments such as The Greystone & Santa Barbara Hotel redevelopment project in Miami Beach, FL.

Berkeley holds a Bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.