Director – Onyx Asset Advisors, LLC

Mr. Pesonen is involved in the firm’s disposition, valuation, report production, sales, marketing, event coordination, purchasing, and administrative activities. He has worked with Mr. Otus in the monetization, valuation and disposition industry since 1998.


    Gordon Brothers

    Director – Client Relations (Jan. 2013 – June. 2016)

    Maintained previous Emerald duties as described below. Responsibilities were increased to include interaction and compliance with larger corporate initiatives and practices including the use of proprietary sales and accounting software and systems. Officially moved from Operations to Sales with an increased focus on client relations.

    Emerald Technology Valuations, LLC

    Director – Client Relations / Office Manager (Aug. 1998 – Dec. 2012)

    Responsible for all vendor interaction and purchasing, marketing campaigns, including print and web advertising, event and tradeshow materials and logistics, as well as all aspects of running a professional office, including site operations, IT, administrative support, accounts receivable and collections for a nationally recognized appraisal firm. Assisted with creation of and oversaw all aspects of production for marketing materials, presentations and USPAP compliant appraisal reports.

    California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection

    Firefighter (June. 1988 – Sep. 1995)

    Member of a fire/medical emergency response engine crew. Trained and led volunteer firefighters in wildfire suppression. Performed public outreach/awareness and fire prevention programs and inspections.


    Dominican University of CaliforniaBachelors of Arts, English with a Writing Emphasis