Pinnacle Holding Management
Gregg A. Kidd
Chief Executive Officer
Prior to founding Pinnacle Investments, Gregg served as Vice President with a global financial services firm for 10 years. He serves in a dual role as Managing Partner of Pinnacle Holding Company, LLC and Chairman of the Board, where he continues to explore growth opportunities for the Pinnacle brand along with ways of enhancing the client experience.
Eric D. Krouse
Chief Operating Officer
Prior to his career in investments, Eric served in several corporate management positions where he specialized in financial and statistical analysis. After working as a Financial Advisor for a global investment firm, Eric joined Pinnacle Investments in 2005 where he served as Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Eric served as Pinnacle Investments’ CEO until 2016 when he became Chief Operating Officer of Pinnacle Holding Company, LLC. Eric also serves on the Board of Directors of Pinnacle Holding Company, LLC.
Dalton Axenfeld, CPA®
Chief Financial Officer
Dalton Axenfeld is the Chief Financial Officer for Pinnacle Holding Company, LLC. and oversees all financial reporting and accounting for the various companies.
Dalton joined Pinnacle as the Controller in the fall of 2016 after spending 5 years in public accounting as a Senior Auditor where he gained valuable experience working for a nationally recognized firm. While Dalton has a significant practice in financial reporting, his other experiences with business valuations, budgeting, projecting, and internal control analysis and implementation are helping the Pinnacle Family of companies reach the next level.
Dalton is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the state of New York, a member of the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA), and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA). He also attended Ithaca College where he obtained his MBA and Le Moyne College where he received his B.S. in Accounting.
Chief Business Development Officer
Elizabeth Bartlett was recently promoted to Chief Business Development Officer of Pinnacle Holding Company, which is the parent company to Pinnacle Investments. After graduating from Ithaca College in 2002, Liz relocated to Boston where she worked for a software company in the administration/human resource departments. In 2005, Liz moved back to her hometown of Syracuse, New York and was given the opportunity to work with her stepfather, Pinnacle founder Gregg Kidd. She has served in numerous roles within the Pinnacle organization including, client services, marketing and most recently the Director of Human Resources and Executive Assistant to the CEO.
With the growth of the Pinnacle Family of Companies, Liz assumed the newly formed position Chief Business Development Officer of Pinnacle Holding based on her proven track record in promoting and uncovering business opportunities. Liz’s focus is to continue to grow the Pinnacle brand and expand its reach throughout the U.S. She prides herself on working closely with her stepfather and two brothers to continue the excellence in service and passion that Pinnacle has for their clients, partners and employees.
Marketing and Branding Manager
Elizabeth joined Pinnacle in 2020 as a Marketing and Branding Manager overseeing the Pinnacle Family of Companies’ advertising efforts. After earning her BFA in Graphic Design, she spent over 4 years at an agency in Syracuse gaining invaluable knowledge about marketing, advertising, and social media management. Elizabeth brings her creative mind and attention to detail to the PES team and is excited to help the company grow even more over the upcoming years.