Our mentors are investment and finance professionals who support the learning and development of fund members.

Together, they provide industry knowledge for stock pitches and career development to aid in the professional development of our students.

We thank the following mentors for their valued contribution to The Fund:

Tashia Batstone
Senior vice-president
CPA Canada

Paulo Jose Bilezikjian
Managing partner
H+B Capital

Jim Byrd
Global head of rates
RBC Capital Markets

John Durfy
Board member and chair of the investment committee
Cannabis Growth Opportunity Corporation

Matthew Flynn
Managing director
Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc.

Spyri Karasavva
Analyst, private investments
CPP Investment Board

Kevin Lester
Managing partner
Validus Risk Management Ltd.

Luke O’Brien
Vice-president, portfolio manager and wealth advisor
RBC Dominion Securities

Michael Powell
Managing director
Portcullis Capital

Samuel Purkiss
Research analyst
The Brattle Group

Swanzy Quarshie
Director, energy sales specialist
Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets

Josh Quinton
Investment advisor
CIBC Wood Gundy

Maria Ryabova
Investment banking analyst
RBC Capital Markets

Kyle Stolys
TorQuest Partners

Natasha Trainor
Chief investment officer

Brad White
Chair, partner, co-chief executive officer
EdgeHill Partners


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