Leadership team

Charles A. PaqueletCharles A. Paquelet, CFA
Portfolio Manager/Research Analyst

Prior to founding Skylands Capital in 2004, Chip was a principal at Strong Capital Management, Inc. which he joined in 1989. During his tenure at Strong, he served as portfolio manager of two private investment partnerships, an offshore hedge fund, four mutual funds and numerous separate accounts. Prior to joining Strong, Chip worked as a financial analyst for B.F. Goodrich & Company.

Chip earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Business in 1987. He then entered Indiana University's Master of Business Administration program which he completed in 1989 with a specialization in finance. Chip earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


Rhonda K. HaightRhonda K. Haight
Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Compliance Officer

Prior to joining Skylands Capital in 2013, Rhonda was the assistant director of investment products and services at Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC which she joined in 2005.  Rhonda began her career at Strong Capital Management, Inc. as a mutual fund accountant in 1987 and rose to the position of manager of the mutual fund accounting department in 1994.

Rhonda earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1987.