Our History Based in the Philadelphia suburb of Wayne, Pennsylvania, Conestoga Capital Advisors, LLC is an independent registered investment advisory firm that specializes in small and mid cap portfolio management. Our co-founders launched the firm in July 2001 by the purchase of assets from their prior organization (Martindale Andres & Co., a unit of M&T Bank), in a manner allowing for the porting of the GIPS Compliant track record from the inception date of December 31, 1998.As of September 30, 2020, Conestoga manages approximately $5.8 Billion in client assets. The firm has grown steadily since its inception and has remained 100% employee-owned. This is a defining feature of Conestoga, one that promotes our strategic initiatives and strengthens the culture of our firm.We believe our team-based approach to investing ensures a more comprehensive perspective that ultimately supports our clients’ investment goals. We further believe that the relatively long experience of our senior investment professionals and their tenure working together are both unique relative to most managers.