Ron, Tony and Jim decide to leave the firm where they met to create Sloy, Dahl & Holst, Inc. and the dream becomes reality. Together the three of them open their first office in downtown Portland inside the Columbia Square building.
In March the dot-com bubble bursts. This kicks off the crash of 2000–2002, resulting in the loss of more than $5 trillion in market value by October of 2002. Sloy, Dahl & Holst, Inc. relocates from the Columbia Square building to the Centerpointe complex in Lake Oswego, OR.
About Sloy, Dahl & Holst, Inc.
Ron Sloy, Tony Dahl and Jim Holst had a vision in 1986. They wanted to create a certifeid financial palning company that provided a level of client service unavailable elsewhere and from there Sloy, Dahl & Holst was born. 25 plus years later, the CFP's at Sloy, Dahl Holst are still exceeding client expectations—with first-class wealth building, capital preservation, retirement planning and pension fund management.
Sloy, Dahl & Holst purchases space in the historical Jefferson Station building and moves back to downtown Portland, OR. Michael Tudor joins Sloy, Dahl & Holst, bringing with him a wealth of experience in the pension services industry. In the U.S. large financial institutions begin to fail due to subprime loan exposure and credit default swaps, triggering a global crisis. Because of this crisis a number of European bank failures and sharp reductions in the value of equities and commodities worldwide.