THE POWER
OF HUMAN CAPITAL

THE POWER
OF HUMAN CAPITAL

MILES S. NADAL

Miles Spencer Nadal is an international entrepreneur and philanthropist known for his innovative partnership model. Miles has applied his natural, innate spirit of entrepreneurship into the guiding principle…

TREVOR MAUNDER
Trevor currently serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer at Peerage Capital. Trevor’s reputation amongst colleagues and partners is built on the deep respect they have…

Trevor currently serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer at Peerage Capital. Trevor’s reputation amongst colleagues and partners is built on the deep respect they have for his fair manner and rational thought process. Trevor highly values the degree to which Peerage operates as a culture rather than strictly a business. Prior to joining the Peerage family, Trevor began his professional career at PwC as a Chartered Accountant where he focused on Telecom and Media in transaction support before moving to MDC Partners Inc. 18 years ago.

At MDC Partners Inc., Trevor worked in the Corporate Development Group where he led two restructurings, acted as a Partner Company CFO, oversaw the successful bidding and implementation of the Multi-Print III stamp contract awarded by the USPS, and assisted with acquisitions and due diligence. As a result of Trevor’s unwavering dedication to the company and his determined work ethic, he is able to take on any and all roles when it comes to the business and his team members. Trevor is constantly looking for new ways to help Peerage grow and evolve.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Managing Partner and COO, Peerage Capital, CFO Artemis Investment Management Limited
  • Trevor speaks French
  • The best piece of advice Trevor has ever received is to put your head down and keep working
  • On any given Sunday afternoon, Trevor can be found relaxing on the couch at home with his dog, Cali, by his side

GAVIN SWARTZMAN
Those who know Gavin are not surprised to learn that in 1988 he was the Valedictorian of the Master of Accounting Program at the University of Waterloo. His genuinely affable and strong leadership…

Those who know Gavin are not surprised to learn that in 1988 he was the Valedictorian and Gold Medalist Graduate of the Master of Accounting Program at the University of Waterloo. His genuinely affable and strong leadership style has earned his reputation for being loyal, dedicated, and a hardworking team member. Gavin is a Chartered Accountant with a multifaceted and interdisciplinary work experience history, and he brings to his roles at Peerage a palpable dedication to ensuring not only the success of the company, but also the success of the individuals around him.

Gavin has worked with Miles S. Nadal for over 18 years and has helped create success for many businesses using a formula that embraces collaborative, long-term partnership. Gavin is known for the way he guides Peerage team members and helps his colleagues with complex business problems, while always fostering and maintaining an open work environment. Gavin spent 10 years at MDC Partners Inc. as a managing director where his responsibilities included corporate strategic initiatives, such as business development, succession planning, financial management, and the oversight of agency portfolios, while also overseeing significant real estate ventures. Before MDC, Gavin worked with Miles to grow First Asset Management Inc. into one of Canada’s largest independent asset management firms. Prior to these positions, Gavin held Senior Management roles at Pet Valu! Inc. and Scott’s Hospitality Inc.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Senior Partner, Peerage Capital and CEO, Peerage Realty Partners Inc.
  • To Gavin, Peerage Capital means commitment and motivation
  • Gavin lives by a personal motto to be confident, while maintaining a strong sense of humility
  • Determination and perseverance are qualities that Gavin values in both his professional and personal life
  • In his free time Gavin can be found on stage playing with his rock and roll band or relaxing with his family and three dogs

WALTER CAMPBELL
Since 2007, Walter has served as a Senior Partner and the Chief Financial Officer at Peerage Capital, where he is responsible for managing the risks of the company, business strategy, financial planning and all…

Since 2007, Walter has served as a Senior Partner and the Chief Financial Officer at Peerage Capital, where he is responsible for managing the risks of the company, business strategy, financial planning and all reporting. Walter’s exceptional financial skills and business acumen helps Peerage sort through complex financial matters to make well-informed decisions. Walter’s long tenure at the company and a member of the leadership team has given him a unique lens into understanding the significant details necessary in producing ideal results across a variety of businesses. Walter is regarded as a mentor in the office, providing advice on various financing taxation issues. Prior to holding his current position, Walter was the CFO of MDC Partners’ Secure Products International Group and before that was VP, Finance of MDC Partners Inc. for 10 years.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Senior Partner and CFO, Peerage Capital
  • To Walter, Peerage Capital means smart capital and the ability to pursue opportunities
  • Work efficiently is Walter’s personal motto and one that encompasses his principled work ethic

MIKE KILLEEN
Mike joined Peerage Capital in January 2016 as a Senior Partner and General Counsel with a mandate to oversee all legal, regulatory, and compliance matters affecting business operations within the Peerage family. Mike graduated from Western…

Mike joined Peerage Capital in January 2016 as a Senior Partner and General Counsel with a mandate to oversee all legal, regulatory, and compliance matters affecting business operations within the Peerage family. Mike graduated from Western University with a B.Sc. in 1987 and an LLB in 1990. In 2008, Mike attended Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program. Before arriving at Peerage, Mike was the COO at Aston Hill Financial, and also previously served as the Executive VP at Davis + Henderson; Executive VP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at CI Financial Corp.; and as an Associate at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. Mike’s deep legal and business expertise guides Peerage through the full spectrum of legal, regulatory, and business matters that arise in complex operations.

The frequent opportunity to see positive results is Mike’s favourite part of his job. He believes the culture of creative opportunity and collaboration at Peerage matches well with his natural tenacity, which he uses to his advantage to challenge and push the status quo to create innovative outcomes. Mike is known as the go-to guy at work for solving legal problems as his specialty is brokering win-win solutions. His determined, but friendly personality allows him to be direct in any given situation, while finding the most favourable solution for everyone.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Senior Partner and General Counsel, Peerage Capital
  • The best piece of advice that Mike has ever received is to read voraciously and never stop learning
  • In 2008, Mike attended Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program
  • A varsity athlete in university, Mike believes in the importance of staying active and he enjoys playing tennis in his spare time
  • Mike believes that Peerage Capital is synonymous with creative opportunity

SANDY MACKAY
Sandy joined Peerage Capital in June 2018 as Vice President, Corporate Development.  His role at Peerage Capital is to assist with the investment decision-making process, transaction execution, and other financial…

Sandy joined Peerage Capital in June 2018 as Vice President, Corporate Development. His role at Peerage Capital is to assist with the investment decision-making process, transaction execution, and other financial matters. Sandy’s background is in mergers and acquisitions, project finance, and corporate development. The foundation for his skill set was gained in his six years supporting the Partners of Blair Franklin in their M&A advisory services business. At Blair Franklin, Sandy gained significant experience in public and private M&A, fairness opinions, valuations, and project finance advisory mandates. Following his tenure at Blair Franklin, Sandy held two senior corporate development roles in the waste management sector: first with TSX and NYSE-listed Progressive Waste Solutions, leading to its eventual sale to Waste Connections; and most recently with private-equity backed GFL Environmental.

Sandy was drawn to Peerage Capital by its innovative partnership model, and the opportunity to contribute to Peerage’s successful, experienced management team. The Founder’s commitment to a variety of important philanthropic causes also represents an extremely important common value.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Vice President, Corporate Development at Peerage Capital
  • 12 years of transaction experience focused on M&A, valuation, and project finance
  • Founder and Board Chair of the Masters of Financial Economics Alumni Association at the University of the Toronto
  • Charitable endeavours include Pathways to Education and Amici Camping Charity
  • His favourite piece of advice is to ‘beware he who seeks to turn your money and his experience into his money and your experience’
  • Sandy considers himself an elite recreational athlete, and is a former Ontario C Level Doubles Squash Champion

NATHAN BEXRUD
Nathan has been the Corporate Controller at Peerage Capital and Artemis since 2015. As the controller, Nathan guides financial decisions by establishing monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures…

LISA CONRAD
Lisa is a long-serving member of the Peerage family, who is well-known for her commitment to Artemis and her clients through her reliability and dedication to her work and her colleagues. Before…

DENNIS HAU
Dennis finds the most satisfying part of being a Corporate Development Analyst at Peerage is the breadth and depth of knowledge he is exposed to through daily interactions with his colleagues and the…

Nathan has been the Corporate Controller at Peerage Capital and Artemis since 2015. As the controller, Nathan guides financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures of the firm. Nathan’s former employment both as a flight instructor and as a train conductor demonstrates his unique capacity to remain calm and focused in high-pressure situations, a quality that comes in handy when overseeing all the financial and accounting functions of Peerage Capital and Artemis. His professional composure and natural affinity both for numbers and managing people effectively has aided in his professional success, while also showing his leadership skills. Nathan’s conscientious and determined efforts encapsulate the culture of excellence for which Peerage is known.

Before moving to Toronto and joining the Peerage family, Nathan worked as an accountant at Corex Management Inc. in Vancouver and as a Financial Services Manager at BMO. Nathan graduated from the University of British Columbia in 2007 with a B.Sc. in Chemistry and Economics, followed by a Diploma in Accounting from the UBC Sauder School of Business and completed his CPA, CGA shortly after.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Corporate Controller, Peerage Capital and Artemis Investment Management Limited
  • Nathan would like to continue his passion for flying by learning to fly floatplanes
  • To Nathan, Peerage Capital means beginnings because it is a place where ideas have space to flourish and grow

Lisa is a long-serving member of the Peerage family, who is well-known for her commitment to Artemis and her clients through her reliability and dedication to her work and her colleagues. Before joining the Peerage family in January 2010, Lisa worked as an Associate Investment Advisor at CIBC Wood Gundy and then as an Account Manager of the Prime Brokerage Group at CIBC World Markets.

At Artemis, Lisa is the Director of Client Services, where she enjoys the company’s broad scope and is able to work in stride with her diligent and client-focused attitude. Lisa specifically focuses on client needs, and is in regular communication with the global Artemis clients to maintain the open dialogue that is vital to ensuring that all operations run in a smooth, streamlined manner. Lisa’s colleagues appreciate her excellent interpersonal skills and as a result, she is often asked to give guidance and advice to those seeking to enhance their client relationships. Lisa’s professional mentors are the women she looks up to who have led the way with positive professional attributes of drive and straightforwardness. Lisa graduated from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with a B.Comm. in 1989.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Director of Client Services at Artemis Investment Management Ltd.
  • Lisa speaks French, having lived in France as an Au Pair for a year before beginning her corporate career
  • To Lisa, Peerage Capital means dedication and multi-dimensional opportunities
  • An avid golfer and tennis player, you won’t catch Lisa inside during her spare time
  • The best piece of professional advice Lisa has ever received is to work hard and do your best to earn the respect of others

Dennis finds the most satisfying part of being a Corporate Development Analyst at Peerage is the breadth and depth of knowledge he is exposed to through daily interactions with his colleagues and the management teams of Peerage’s partner companies. The most exciting part, he says, is the opportunity to research companies across a variety of industries and contribute to the investment decision-making process, which constantly feeds his curiosity and excitement for learning. Dennis excels at performing complex financial analysis and turning it into practical, actionable information to guide Peerage and its partners on a wide variety of business decisions.

Dennis graduated from the Schulich School of Business at York University in 2012, with an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree specializing in Accounting and Finance and has worked at Peerage Capital and Peerage Realty since December 2016. Before joining the Peerage team, Dennis worked at Pricewaterhouse Coopers in New York and Toronto as a Senior Associate leading audits of asset management and technology clients. He has also worked at Veritas Investment Research where he was responsible for conducting market research, financial modelling, and drafting research reports. Dennis enjoys being able to juggle several projects at once, using his business acumen and work ethic to achieve results. Dennis is also a CFA charterholder and a Chartered Professional Accountant.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Corporate Development Analyst, Peerage Capital and Peerage Realty
  • Always keep learning is a motto that Dennis lives by
  • To Dennis, Peerage Capital means integrity, diligence, and teamwork

SARAH CARTER
Sarah is the Creative Director at Peerage Capital. Prior to this role, she was the Digital & Creative Manager at Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited, Brokerage; a Peerage partner company…

Sarah is the Creative Director at Peerage Capital. Prior to this role, she was the Digital & Creative Manager at Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited, Brokerage; a Peerage partner company. At Chestnut Park she provided Creative Direction for all digital and print collateral as well as providing individual marketing consultations and digital marketing courses to agents across Ontario.

Sarah has over a decade of experience in the marketing industry. She ran her own business for seven years, providing branding and identity, graphic design, web design, digital and coaching to a variety of clients including TD Bank, YouTube Kids and William F. White International. She also founded a wedding stationary and greeting card line that was sold online and carried in shops across Canada.

Sarah has a keen eye for identifying exciting marketing opportunities that will help increase brand recognition and drive recruitment and sales for Peerage Capital’s partner companies.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Creative Director at Peerage Capital
  • Launched a successful greeting card line that was carried in shops across Canada
  • Attended the Fine Arts program at Queens University and still paints in her spare time
  • An avid skier with a particular passion for west coast terrain and knee-deep powder
  • Sarah’s favourite piece of advice regarding creative work; you are only as good as your worst piece. Don’t release anything you aren’t proud of.

Miles Spencer Nadal is an international entrepreneur and philanthropist known for his innovative partnership model. Miles has applied his natural, innate spirit of entrepreneurship into the guiding principle…

Trevor currently serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer at Peerage Capital. Trevor’s reputation amongst colleagues and partners is built on the deep respect they have for his fair manner and rational thought process. Trevor highly values the degree to which Peerage operates as a culture rather than strictly a business. Prior to joining the Peerage family, Trevor began his professional career at PwC as a Chartered Accountant where he focused on Telecom and Media in transaction support before moving to MDC Partners Inc. 18 years ago.

At MDC Partners Inc., Trevor worked in the Corporate Development Group where he led two restructurings, acted as a Partner Company CFO, oversaw the successful bidding and implementation of the Multi-Print III stamp contract awarded by the USPS, and assisted with acquisitions and due diligence. As a result of Trevor’s unwavering dedication to the company and his determined work ethic, he is able to take on any and all roles when it comes to the business and his team members. Trevor is constantly looking for new ways to help Peerage grow and evolve.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Managing Partner and COO, Peerage Capital, CFO Artemis Investment Management Limited
  • Trevor speaks French
  • The best piece of advice Trevor has ever received is to put your head down and keep working
  • On any given Sunday afternoon, Trevor can be found relaxing on the couch at home with his dog, Cali, by his side

Those who know Gavin are not surprised to learn that in 1988 he was the Valedictorian and Gold Medalist Graduate of the Master of Accounting Program at the University of Waterloo. His genuinely affable and strong leadership style has earned his reputation for being loyal, dedicated, and a hardworking team member. Gavin is a Chartered Accountant with a multifaceted and interdisciplinary work experience history, and he brings to his roles at Peerage a palpable dedication to ensuring not only the success of the company, but also the success of the individuals around him.

Gavin has worked with Miles S. Nadal for over 18 years and has helped create success for many businesses using a formula that embraces collaborative, long-term partnership. Gavin is known for the way he guides Peerage team members and helps his colleagues with complex business problems, while always fostering and maintaining an open work environment. Gavin spent 10 years at MDC Partners Inc. as a managing director where his responsibilities included corporate strategic initiatives, such as business development, succession planning, financial management, and the oversight of agency portfolios, while also overseeing significant real estate ventures. Before MDC, Gavin worked with Miles to grow First Asset Management Inc. into one of Canada’s largest independent asset management firms. Prior to these positions, Gavin held Senior Management roles at Pet Valu! Inc. and Scott’s Hospitality Inc.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Senior Partner, Peerage Capital and CEO, Peerage Realty Partners Inc.
  • To Gavin, Peerage Capital means commitment and motivation
  • Gavin lives by a personal motto to be confident, while maintaining a strong sense of humility
  • Determination and perseverance are qualities that Gavin values in both his professional and personal life
  • In his free time, Gavin can be found on stage playing with his rock and roll band or relaxing with his family and three dogs

Since 2007, Walter has served as a Senior Partner and the Chief Financial Officer at Peerage Capital, where he is responsible for managing the risks of the company, business strategy, financial planning and all reporting. Walter’s exceptional financial skills and business acumen helps Peerage sort through complex financial matters to make well-informed decisions. Walter’s long tenure at the company and a member of the leadership team has given him a unique lens into understanding the significant details necessary in producing ideal results across a variety of businesses. Walter is regarded as a mentor in the office, providing advice on various financing taxation issues. Prior to holding his current position, Walter was the CFO of MDC Partners’ Secure Products International Group and before that was VP, Finance of MDC Partners Inc. for 10 years.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Senior Partner and CFO, Peerage Capital
  • To Walter, Peerage Capital means smart capital and the ability to pursue opportunities
  • Work efficiently is Walter’s personal motto and one that encompasses his principled work ethic

Mike joined Peerage Capital in January 2016 as a Senior Partner and General Counsel with a mandate to oversee all legal, regulatory, and compliance matters affecting business operations within the Peerage family. Mike graduated from Western University with a B.Sc. in 1987 and an LLB in 1990. In 2008, Mike attended Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program. Before arriving at Peerage, Mike was the COO at Aston Hill Financial, and also previously served as the Executive VP at Davis + Henderson; Executive VP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at CI Financial Corp.; and as an Associate at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. Mike’s deep legal and business expertise guides Peerage through the full spectrum of legal, regulatory, and business matters that arise in complex operations.

The frequent opportunity to see positive results is Mike’s favourite part of his job. He believes the culture of creative opportunity and collaboration at Peerage matches well with his natural tenacity, which he uses to his advantage to challenge and push the status quo to create innovative outcomes. Mike is known as the go-to guy at work for solving legal problems as his specialty is brokering win-win solutions. His determined, but friendly personality allows him to be direct in any given situation, while finding the most favourable solution for everyone.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Senior Partner and General Counsel, Peerage Capital
  • The best piece of advice that Mike has ever received is to read voraciously and never stop learning
  • In 2008, Mike attended Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program
  • A varsity athlete in university, Mike believes in the importance of staying active and he enjoys playing tennis in his spare time
  • Mike believes that Peerage Capital is synonymous with creative opportunity

Nathan has been the Corporate Controller at Peerage Capital and Artemis since 2015. As the controller, Nathan guides financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures of the firm. Nathan’s former employment both as a flight instructor and as a train conductor demonstrates his unique capacity to remain calm and focused in high-pressure situations, a quality that comes in handy when overseeing all the financial and accounting functions of Peerage Capital and Artemis. His professional composure and natural affinity both for numbers and managing people effectively has aided in his professional success, while also showing his leadership skills. Nathan’s conscientious and determined efforts encapsulate the culture of excellence for which Peerage is known.

Before moving to Toronto and joining the Peerage family, Nathan worked as an accountant at Corex Management Inc. in Vancouver and as a Financial Services Manager at BMO. Nathan graduated from the University of British Columbia in 2007 with a B.Sc. in Chemistry and Economics, followed by a Diploma in Accounting from the UBC Sauder School of Business and completed his CPA, CGA shortly after.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Corporate Controller, Peerage Capital and Artemis Investment Management Limited
  • Nathan would like to continue his passion for flying by learning to fly floatplanes
  • To Nathan, Peerage Capital means beginnings because it is a place where ideas have space to flourish and grow

Lisa is a long-serving member of the Peerage family, who is well-known for her commitment to Artemis and her clients through her reliability and dedication to her work and her colleagues. Before joining the Peerage family in January 2010, Lisa worked as an Associate Investment Advisor at CIBC Wood Gundy and then as an Account Manager of the Prime Brokerage Group at CIBC World Markets.

At Artemis, Lisa is the Director of Client Services, where she enjoys the company’s broad scope and is able to work in stride with her diligent and client-focused attitude. Lisa specifically focuses on client needs, and is in regular communication with the global Artemis clients to maintain the open dialogue that is vital to ensuring that all operations run in a smooth, streamlined manner. Lisa’s colleagues appreciate her excellent interpersonal skills and as a result, she is often asked to give guidance and advice to those seeking to enhance their client relationships. Lisa’s professional mentors are the women she looks up to who have led the way with positive professional attributes of drive and straightforwardness. Lisa graduated from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with a B.Comm. in 1989.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Director of Client Services at Artemis Investment Management Ltd.
  • Lisa speaks French, having lived in France as an Au Pair for a year before beginning her corporate career
  • To Lisa, Peerage Capital means dedication and multi-dimensional opportunities
  • An avid golfer and tennis player, you won’t catch Lisa inside during her spare time
  • The best piece of professional advice Lisa has ever received is to work hard and do your best to earn the respect of others

Dennis finds the most satisfying part of being a Corporate Development Analyst at Peerage is the breadth and depth of knowledge he is exposed to through daily interactions with his colleagues and the management teams of Peerage’s partner companies. The most exciting part, he says, is the opportunity to research companies across a variety of industries and contribute to the investment decision-making process, which constantly feeds his curiosity and excitement for learning. Dennis excels at performing complex financial analysis and turning it into practical, actionable information to guide Peerage and its partners on a wide variety of business decisions.

Dennis graduated from the Schulich School of Business at York University in 2012, with an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree specializing in Accounting and Finance and has worked at Peerage Capital and Peerage Realty since December 2016. Before joining the Peerage team, Dennis worked at Pricewaterhouse Coopers in New York and Toronto as a Senior Associate leading audits of asset management and technology clients. He has also worked at Veritas Investment Research where he was responsible for conducting market research, financial modelling, and drafting research reports. Dennis enjoys being able to juggle several projects at once, using his business acumen and work ethic to achieve results. Dennis is also a CFA charterholder and a Chartered Professional Accountant.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Corporate Development Analyst, Peerage Capital and Peerage Realty
  • Always keep learning is a motto that Dennis lives by
  • To Dennis, Peerage Capital means integrity, diligence, and teamwork

Debbie McGrath is the Chief Marketing Officer at Peerage Capital. She inspires and leads teams by creating a vision, engaging relentless energy, and maintaining a grounded attitude to get the job done. With 17 years experience working with the leadership teams at Deloitte, KPMG, Echelon Wealth Partners and Chestnut Park Real Estate, Debbie has deep expertise in private enterprise, wealth management, consumer retail, and residential real estate. Debbie holds a BA from Western University, as well as completed the Executive School of Business Marketing Program at the Queen’s University Smith School of Business.

Debbie’s previous titles include Director of Marketing and Corporate Communications at Chestnut Park Real Estate, Marketing Director for SECOR, Marketing Manager at Richter, and National Program Director at Deloitte. Learning early in her career that an idea is only as great as its execution, Debbie is fastidious on the importance of execution, delivery, and the return to the bottom line.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • To Debbie, Peerage Capital means infinite possibilities
  • 17 years experience in marketing and communications
  • Disposition of an entrepreneur and the courage of a change agent

Sandy joined Peerage Capital in June 2018 as Vice President, Corporate Development.  His role at Peerage Capital is to assist with the investment decision-making process, transaction execution, and other financial matters.  Sandy’s background is in mergers and acquisitions, project finance, and corporate development.  The foundation for his skill set was gained in his six years supporting the Partners of Blair Franklin in their M&A advisory services business.  At Blair Franklin, Sandy gained significant experience in public and private M&A, fairness opinions, valuations, and project finance advisory mandates.  Following his tenure at Blair Franklin, Sandy held two senior corporate development roles in the waste management sector: first with TSX and NYSE-listed Progressive Waste Solutions, leading to its eventual sale to Waste Connections; and most recently with private-equity backed GFL Environmental.

Sandy was drawn to Peerage Capital by its innovative partnership model, and the opportunity to contribute to Peerage’s successful, experienced management team.  The Founder’s commitment to a variety of important philanthropic causes also represents an extremely important common value.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Vice President, Corporate Development at Peerage Capital
  • 12 years of transaction experience focused on M&A, valuation, and project finance
  • Founder and Board Chair of the Masters of Financial Economics Alumni Association at the University of the Toronto
  • Charitable endeavours include Pathways to Education and Amici Camping Charity
  • His favourite piece of advice is to ‘beware he who seeks to turn your money and his experience into his money and your experience’
  • Sandy considers himself an elite recreational athlete, and is a former Ontario C Level Doubles Squash Champion

Sarah is the Creative Director at Peerage Capital. Prior to this role, she was the Digital & Creative Manager at Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited, Brokerage; a Peerage partner company. At Chestnut Park she provided Creative Direction for all digital and print collateral as well as providing individual marketing consultations and digital marketing courses to agents across Ontario.

Sarah has over a decade of experience in the marketing industry. She ran her own business for seven years, providing branding and identity, graphic design, web design, digital and coaching to a variety of clients including TD Bank, YouTube Kids and William F. White International. She also founded a wedding stationary and greeting card line that was sold online and carried in shops across Canada.

Sarah has a keen eye for identifying exciting marketing opportunities that will help increase brand recognition and drive recruitment and sales for Peerage Capital’s partner companies.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Creative Director at Peerage Capital
  • Launched a successful greeting card line that was carried in shops across Canada
  • Attended the Fine Arts program at Queens University and still paints in her spare time
  • An avid skier with a particular passion for west coast terrain and knee-deep powder
  • Sarah’s favourite piece of advice regarding creative work; you are only as good as your worst piece. Don’t release anything you aren’t proud of.

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