Robert M. Mitchell

ROBERT M. MITCHELL is a co-Founder and Managing Partner of Conestoga
Capital Advisors. His focus is on small capitalization companies. Mr.
Mitchell is responsible for directing the firm’s equity portfolio
management process and employing the firm’s fundamental research
approach to selecting securities. He also oversees the firm’s
operations, systems and technology. Prior to forming Conestoga Capital
Advisors, Mr. Mitchell was a Portfolio Manager/Analyst and the Director
of Equity Research at Martindale Andres & Company. His portfolio
management and research expertise was focused on small and mid-
capitalization companies. While at Martindale Andres & Co., he was
responsible for $100 million of individual and institutional small cap
and multi-cap accounts. Prior to his employment at Martindale Andres &
Co., he worked with the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division,
where he analyzed the economic and financial aspects of various
industries for evidence of antitrust violations. Mr. Mitchell has
provided investment commentary to a broad range of investment
publications including The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg News and The
Philadelphia Inquirer. He received an MBA in 1995 from Indiana
University’s Kelley School of Business and a BA in 1991 from the
University of Notre Dame.