Our Team

Michael R. Natzic, CWS® 
Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor, Branch Manager - Big Bear Lake Office

Michael has been serving clients in the financial services industry since 1994. A former lending specialist, Michael places great emphasis on adapting his knowledge to support clients' widely varying financial goals and objectives. In addition to overseeing the Community Bank & Wealth Management Group, he plays an integral part in managing retail and institutional clients. An authority on community banks, Michael is an active public speaker and is regularly quoted on the topic by numerous publications.

Michael joined Crowell, Weedon & Co. in 2011, and that firm merged with D.A. Davidson in 2013. Previously, he was a Senior Vice President and Branch Manager at Stone & Youngberg. He served in corporate executive roles with The Seidler Companies and was an active member of the firm's executive committee and advisory council. Michael began his career with the firm, Sutro & Company.

Michael lives in Big Bear Lake, CA with his wife, Nicole, and their four children.  He is very active in numerous organizations and boards.  His various involvements include DOVES of Big Bear Valley (a domestic violence organization), he is an Elder at Bear Valley Church, Steven G. Mihaylo Education Foundation and is a member of UC Riverside Design Thinking Advisory Board.  He has been honored by Rotary International for his contributions to the community by receiving the prestigious Eagle of Excellence award. 

Katy E. Ehlers, CWS®
Associate Vice President, Financial Advisor - 
Big Bear Lake Office

Katy has been serving individual and institutional clients since 2005 and is known for her solution-focused investment strategies. She is a third-generation financial professional with a focus on banks. She has the broad experience and rigorous training necessary to help clients manage every aspect of their financial big picture and places a strong emphasis on cohesive wealth management. She has a foundation in fixed income investments and maintains comprehensive knowledge of the markets.

Katy joined Crowell, Weedon & Co. in 2011, and that firm merged with D.A. Davidson in 2013. She previously was an Investment Executive with Stone & Youngberg. She began her career at The Seidler Companies, where she quickly moved up the ranks from registered sales assistant to bond trading liaison, and later established an internal fixed income trading desk for the firm.

Katy received her bachelor's degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. While attending UCLA, she was very active in her sorority, Delta Delta Delta, serving as Vice President of Finance and Chapter President. Katy lives in Newport Beach with her husband, Kris, where they both love to find new ways to stay fit and keep active with their Boxer, Dunkel. She is an avid photographer who enjoys snowboarding, scuba diving, being outdoors, and traveling around the world at any given opportunity.

Our Designations

Tom L. Dooley III
Senior Vice President, Community Bank Professional - Powell Office

Supplemental Disclosure: Brokerage Services Only 

Tom has been serving clients in the financial services industry since 1985.  With roots as an equity trader, Tom developed an interest in trading the shares of Community Banks. This quickly created a specialty that he continues to this day.  With so many years in this specialty, Tom has become a frequent speaker on the topic of Community Banks and is often sourced to speak at various industry conferences and events.

Prior to joining D.A. Davidson & Co., Tom was a Senior Vice President at Boenning & Scattergood. During his trading years, Tom was with a variety of small regional broker dealers before moving into the Financial Advisor role.  He spent five years with Stifel, Nicolaus & Company before moving on to Ferris, Baker, Watts, Inc. which was later acquired by RBC Capital Markets.

Tom received his bachelor's degree in economics from The Ohio State University in Columbus. He lives in Powell, OH with his wife, Jane, who is a psychotherapist. They have three children: Dalton, Dirk, and Danielle. Tom enjoys having a “rod in hand” and considers fly fishing and saltwater fishing his passions.


Nick P. Bicking
Senior Vice President, Community Bank Professional - Powell Office

Supplemental Disclosure: Brokerage Services Only 

Nick began his career in the financial services industry in 1997 and has always possessed an aptitude for meeting client needs with a sound client-centric approach. With a strong background in both issuer and shareholder relations, Nick enjoys the process of working with clients and getting to know their specific wants and needs. He has focused his career on defining the interactions between Community Banks and their shareholders while cultivating those into long-term relationships.

Prior to joining D.A. Davidson & Co., he was a Senior Vice President at Boenning & Scattergood. Nick received his Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from Indiana University. He lives in Dublin, OH with his wife, Randi. They stay busy with their daughters, Kenzie and Kamryn, and their sports teams. In his free time, you can catch Nick on the trail with their rescued black Lab.


Michael Acampora
Senior Vice President, Community Bank Professional - Jacksonville Office

Supplemental Disclosure: Brokerage Services Only 

Mike has been serving clients in the financial services industry since 1985, spending his career interfacing with Community Bank boards and their shareholders.  He brings over three decades of experience helping Community Banks in the daily distribution of their shares on the OTC Markets and other exchanges. He has a primary focus on accumulating shares of select Community Bank stocks for individual shareholders and investors as well as current (or former) directors of Community Banks. Clients benefit from Mike's years of knowledge and experience in both bull and bear stock markets and his affiliation with a group of professionals focused on providing best-in-class investment and execution ideas in the Community Bank space for their clients. 

Prior to joining D.A. Davidson, Mike was with FIG Partners LLC, who he joined in 2014.  He began his career in Jacksonville with Blackstock and Company, transitioning to Raymond James in 1986 where he began to focus on community bank stocks.  In 1987, looking to further deepen his commitment to Community Banks, Mike joined Williams Securities Group, a Florida-based investment bank and NASDAQ market maker focused on community bank stocks. Following a buyout of the firm by R.W. Baird in 1991, Mike continued to focus on the Community Bank space at Baird with an emphasis on getting banks traded on the OTC Markets. In 1998 he joined Advest, Inc., where he began editing and distributing a monthly newsletter called the “Florida Bank Stock Review” – a piece he continued to distribute until 2011.  He returned to Raymond James from 2006 to 2014, following his Advest investment banking team.  

Mike received his bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of North Florida. He currently lives in Jacksonville, Florida with his wife, Rosalin, and daughter, Michele.   


Troy Carlson
Senior Vice President, Community Bank Professional - Red Bank Office

Supplemental Disclosure: Brokerage Services Only 

Full biography to come.



Chris Omel

Supervisory Branch Operations Manager






Nicole Natzic

Client Associate





Luis Ortega

Client Associate





Theresa Donahue

Registered Client Associate - Powell Office





Andrea Ench

Client Associate - Red Bank Office




Garrett Lingle

Client Associate - Jacksonville Office







Ralph MacMillan

Market Maker, Agency Trader





Tim Padala

Managing Director, Equity Market Maker





WEALTH MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES - Montecito Investment Portfolios (MIP)


Blake Todd, CWS®

Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor

Portfolio Manager





Jarrett Perez, CFA

Senior Financial Advisor

Portfolio Manager