Michael Emery was named senior equity portfolio manager and analyst at Rainier Investment Management, spokeswoman Margie Lane confirmed. It is a new position.
He will focus primarily on the technology and health-care sectors, and will report to Jim Margard, CIO and director of equity management.
Mr. Emery was vice president and small-cap equity portfolio manager at Provident Investment Counsel; Provident spokeswoman Janet Whaley said no replacement has been named.
Rainier had $17.9 billion in assets under management as of June 30.