Portfolio Management

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Chung Kim

Portfolio Manager
Chung joined Arrow in April, 2020. Prior to Arrow, Chung spent 15 years in Institutional Equity Sales, with the most recent stint as Executive Director at CIBC, largely covering Canadian Alternative Managers. Chung holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto, and an MBA from the Schulich School of Business.
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Mark Purdy, CFA

Chief Investment Officer

Mr. Purdy serves as Chair of the Investment Committee at Arrow Capital Management. With over 20 years of related experience, Mr. Purdy shares responsibility for hedge fund manager selection and asset allocation process. He has served on Arrow Capital’s Investment Committee since its inception. Mr. Purdy held senior roles at BPI Financial Corporation and IBM Canada Ltd. Mr. Purdy graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Commerce and Economics degree. Mr. Purdy is active in Varsity Blues alumni fundraising projects at the University of Toronto and is on the Board of the Ireland Park Foundation.

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Jim McGovern

Portfolio Manager

Mr. McGovern founded Arrow Capital Management in 1999, bringing over 25 years of related experience. Previously he was President and Chief Executive Officer at BPI Financial Corporation (Canada), a publicly traded company that he co-founded thirteen years prior and which managed or administered over $6bn. Mr. McGovern is a founding and past Chairman of the Canada National Group of the Alternative Investment Management Association. Mr. McGovern graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Commerce and Finance degree. He is active in charitable organizations, including Hedge Funds Care Canada and University Health Network.

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Ted Whitehead, CFA

Senior Portfolio Manager

Ted Whitehead is a Senior Portfolio Manager with Arrow Capital, bringing over 30 years of experience in the Financial Industry. Prior to joining Arrow, Ted spent 20 years at Manulife Asset Management as a Senior Portfolio Manager managing Small/Mid and All Cap Portfolios. Previously he was a Trader at Credit Suisse and Investment Advisor at both RBC Dominion Securities and Walwyn Stodgell Cochran Murray.

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Alex Ruus, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Mr. Ruus brings over 20 years investment experience to his role as Portfolio Manager. The Leaders Fund, managed by Mr. Ruus, was awarded the “Alternative Strategies Lipper Award” in 2013. Previously, he worked at Chevron Canada Resources as an Engineer and was later appointed Portfolio Manager. Mr. Ruus has managed portfolios for Perigee Inc, Cumberland Asset Management, Northern Rivers Funds and BluMont Capital Corporation. Mr. Ruus has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Calgary and an MBA from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

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Ahson Mirza, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Ahson Mirza is a Portfolio Manager at Arrow Capital Management, he joined the firm in 2016. Prior to Arrow Capital, Ahson worked for Timelo Investment Management in Toronto and Formula Growth Limited in Montreal as an investment analyst. Ahson graduated from McGill University in 2010 with a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering and a minor in Finance.

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Lyn Wang, MSc

Associate Portfolio Manager

Lyn joined Arrow in May, 2018. Prior to joining Arrow, Lyn had an internship at Raymond James Ltd. as a Product Risk Associate. Lyn graduated from Simon Fraser University in 2017 with Master of Science in Finance. At SFU, Lyn was an Equity Research Analyst for the Materials Sector of Canada’s largest student-run endowment fund called SIAS.


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Robert Koloshuk

Managing Prinicpal, WaveFront Global Asset Management
Mr. Koloshuk is a Managing Principal at WaveFront, responsible for oversight of the firm’s research and trading. Mr. Koloshuk joined WaveFront in 2003 and was Senior Strategist and Director of Trading before becoming a Managing Principal in 2019. Mr. Koloshuk is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission in the United States, and with the OSC. Prior to joining WaveFront, Mr. Koloshuk was assistant to the head of the Social Sciences department at Appleby College in Oakville, Ontario, where he taught classes in philosophy and history. Mr. Koloshuk received a B.A. (Honours in Philosophy) from the University of Guelph, with a focus on epistemology and logic.
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Mike MacBain

Founding Partner & Chief Investment Officer, East Coast Fund Management

Mike MacBain has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry in various trading and senior management roles for leading investment dealers. Previously he was the Managing Director, Head of Global Debt Markets, RBC Capital Markets (2008-2009) and President of TD Securities (2002-2006) after holding senior management roles focused on derivatives, fixed income, money markets and foreign exchange globally. In 2004, he was awarded Canada’s “Top 40 Under 40 Business Person.” Mike has completed the Executive Management Program at Stanford University and earned his BA, Honours Economics and Finance, from McGill University.

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Roland Austrup

Chairman & Chief Investment Officer, WaveFront Global Asset Management

Mr. Austrup brings over 25 years of experience in the investment industry to his roles as Chairman & Chief Investment Officer of WaveFront Global Asset Management. Responsible for strategic planning, development and enhancement of the trading programs, Mr. Austrup is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission in the United States and with the OSC. Mr. Austrup is an Associate Member of the National Futures Association and a member of the Managed Funds Association. He is Director of the Master of Quantitative Finance program at the University of Waterloo. Mr. Austrup graduated with honours with a BA from the University of Western Ontario.



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John Graham, CAIA

Managing Director, Sales
| jgraham@arrow-capital.com 416.847.3982

Managing Director of Sales in our Toronto office, Mr. Graham is responsible for the marketing and distribution of Arrow Capital Funds in Ontario. With over 15 years experience, Mr. Graham was previously Associate Vice-President of Sales and Marketing for a Canadian hedge fund. He graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor’s degree. 

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Pierre Lalonde

Managing Director, Sales
| plalonde@arrow-capital.com 416.642.3504

Pierre Lalonde has over 20 years experience in the financial services industry. He joined Arrow Capital as Managing Director, Sales after spending 22 years at CI Investments, where he worked in a variety sales and marketing roles. His pri-mary responsibilities include supporting the sales effort of advisors in his territory, covering the province of Ontario. Pierre graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Busi¬ness Administration from UQAM (University of Quebec in Montreal).

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Scott Trimm

Managing Director, Sales
| strimm@arrow-capital.com 416.216.3542

Scott Trimm brings over 30 years experience to his role as Managing Director, Sales at Arrow Capital. He is responsible for the marketing and distribution of Arrow Capital funds covering southwest and northern Ontario. Scott has been active in a sales and relationship manager capacity for almost 20 years, most recently with Sentry Investments. Prior to Sentry, he spent 10 years at Franklin Templeton primarily as Regional Sales Manager. Scott is a graduate of the University of Toronto and holds a Bachelor of Science degree.

Scott Gordon

Investment/Sales Analyst
| sgordon@arrow-capital.com 647.215.2268

Mr. Gordon brings over 10 years of experience to his role as Regional Manager, Sales in Arrow’s Toronto office. Mr. Gordon came to Arrow from Sentry Investments as an Internal Wholesaler working with IIROC & MFDA advisors. Prior to joining Sentry, Mr. Gordon was VP of Sales for an investment research firm in Manhattan, NY serving financial advisors, family offices, hedge funds and portfolio managers.

Ontario, Quebec, Atlantic Canada

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Brian Kremer

Managing Director, Sales
| bkremer@arrow-capital.com 416.428.7499

Managing Director of Sales in our Toronto office, Mr. Kremer is responsible for the marketing and distribution of Arrow Capital Funds in Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic Canada. Mr. Kremer has been working in the investment fund industry as a senior sales and relationship manager for over 17 years, bringing extensive experience in developing and distributing structured products and hedge funds to high net worth clients. Recent positions include Regional Vice-President for Invesco Trimark, Vice-President and National Sales Manager for the Canadian arm of Tremont Capital Management and Vice-President of Sales at Skylon Capital. Mr. Kremer earned his Bachelor’s degree from York University.

Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, British Columbia

Kara Downey

Regional Manager, Sales
| kdowney@arrow-capital.com 403.668.5546
Kara joined Arrow in 2017 after receiving her Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary, majoring in Finance. As a member of the Western Canada Sales team, her primary responsibilities are to provide partner coverage to advisors located in the British Columbia Interior. Kara also oversees the communications, service and support needs for the Western based sales teams.

Aaron Dubnicoff

Managing Director, Sales
| adubnicoff@arrow-capital.com 204.890.6912
Aaron Dubnicoff brings over 20 years of Financial Services Industry Experience to his role as Managing Director Sales at Arrow Capital. Prior to joining Arrow Capital, Aaron spent 10 years with Franklin Templeton as Vice President of sales and the prior 10 years as Vice President of Sales with Guardian Group of Funds/ BMO Mutual Funds. Aaron is pleased to continue to support Advisors’ practices in Manitoba and Saskatchewan as he has throughout his career. Aaron graduated from the University of Winnipeg with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.
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Robin Finlay

Managing Director, Sales - Alberta/Manitoba
| rfinlay@arrow-capital.com 403.668.5543

Managing Director of Sales in our Calgary office, Mr. Finlay is responsible for the marketing and distribution of Arrow Capital Funds in the provinces of Alberta and Manitoba. He began his career nearly 30 years ago at Richardson Greenshields, working in various roles in both Winnipeg and Toronto. Since then, he managed Rice Financial Group’s mutual fund division in Winnipeg, followed by time at Dynamic Mutual Funds, initially as Regional Sales Manager for the Prairies and promoted to Vice President of Sales for Western Canada. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Statistics at the University of Manitoba.

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Nigel Stewart

Managing Director, Sales - Saskatchewan/BC
| nstewart@arrow-capital.com 778.373.5445

Mr. Stewart brings over 23 years of experience to his role as Managing Director of Sales in Arrow's Vancouver office. Responsible for the marketing and distribution of Arrow Capital Funds in the province of British Columbia and Saskatchewan, Mr. Stewart came to Arrow from Scudder Maxxum where he was Vice-President of Sales. Before that, he worked for BPI Financial Corporation, holding progressively more senior positions until eventually becoming Vice-President of Sales in British Columbia. He started his career at Deloitte and Touche working within the restructuring and advisory services department. Mr. Stewart graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor’s degree.