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Strategic Partnerships

We combine all investment strategy disciplines to aid our clients in making proper investment decisions. 

Tony Dwyer

Chief Market Strategist

Tony joined Canaccord Genuity in March 2012 following the acquisition of Collins Stewart, where he served as senior managing director and chief equity strategist. Prior to that, he was chief equity market strategist and co-director of research for FTN Financial’s equity arm from 2003-2010. In addition to his analyst role at FTN, Tony also held the title of co-director of research, chairman of the investment committee and sat on the firm’s Operating Committee. He is a graduate of LeMoyne College with a bachelor’s degree in political science, and currently sits on LeMoyne’s Board of Trustees. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and two sons, and enjoys flying, scuba diving, sky diving and all outdoor sports.

Kevin Vandermeer

Managing Director, Investment & Advisory Solutions

Kevin is Lead Portfolio Manager of the investment team. Prior to joining Canaccord Genuity in the fall of 2017, Kevin launched his own hedge fund and worked for one of Canada’s largest banks where he co-managed C$3.7 billion. Kevin has been recognized as one of Canada’s TopGun Investment Minds as well as a previous recipient of a Lipper Award for outstanding fund performance.  Kevin graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Commerce with distinction, is a CFA charterholder and is a Fellow of Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI).

Javed Mirza

Director, Technical Analyst

Javed Mirza joined Canaccord Genuity’s Canadian research team as a technical analyst in 2017 with over 10 years of technical analysis experience. Previously, he worked in finance at a Canadian bank and on the derivatives pricing desk at State Street Canada. Javed has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto and received his MBA from the Queen's School of Business. He holds the CMT and CFA designations and is a member of both the Canadian Society of Technical Analysts and the Toronto CFA society.

Derek Lovett

Vice President, Portfolio Solutions

Derek has been with Canaccord Genuity for 10 years, and currently serves as Vice President, Portfolio Solutions for Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management. The group oversees the Investment Counselling (ICP), Private Investment Management (PIM), non-discretionary fee-based and product platforms at CGWM. Derek works as the first point of contact with external asset management partners and oversees the day to day operations of the ICP and PIM programs Derek also maintains CGWM’s Mutual Fund & ETF Recommended Lists and sits on CGWM’s Product Review and Investment Management Committees.