Bates News - 04-17-19
Bates Group President Ben Pappas Honored as a 2019 “Forty Under 40” by Portland Business Journal
Bates Group congratulates President Benjamin Pappas on his recognition as a 2019 "Forty Under 40" business leader by the Portland Business Journal. He will be honored along with the other 2019 award winners at the Business Journal's Forty Under 40 event June 21 at The Nines Hotel in Portland.
Ben Pappas is the President of Bates Group, where he uses his strategic planning and finance background to set direction and financial policy while also being an active participant in, and driver of, the company’s overall strategy. Mr. Pappas previously served as Bates' Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Bates, Ben was Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of D.A. Davidson Companies’ Equity Capital Markets business, where he was responsible for the implementation of strategic growth initiatives and the development of an annual financial budgeting and forecasting process. He also previously worked as an equity research analyst and strategic planning analyst focused on the technology industry, after beginning his career as a financial advisor at Merrill Lynch.