Gregory Ross — Chief Investment Officer and Head of Fixed-Income
Gregory Ross is Chief Investment Officer and Head of Fixed Income investments, with over 25 years’ investment experience. As Head of Fixed Income, he oversees bond investments totaling more than $8 billion CAD on behalf of retail, institutional and insurance clients. In his role as CIO, he is responsible for firm-wide investment management oversight, policy, direction and execution on portfolios totaling more than $10 billion CAD. Greg leads a team of investment professionals covering North American equities, fixed income, equity income, balanced, asset allocation, money market and ETFs. Greg also serves as Chair of ACM’s Asset Allocation Committee.
Prior to his current role, Gregory Ross was President and Chief Executive Officer of Foresters Asset Management (formerly Aegon Capital Management) from 2008 to 2015, overseeing the strategic direction and business development of the firm. Greg initially joined Foresters Asset Management in 1998 as a Senior Fixed Income Portfolio Manager, a position he previously held at Elliott & Page Ltd. Before that, Greg worked as a trader at Elliott & Page and G.E. Sanders Investment Management.
Greg graduated from the University of Toronto with a BA in Philosophy in 1991. He is a member of the Toronto CFA Society and the CFA Institute.
Glenn Paradis, CFA — Head of Equities
Glenn Paradis is head of equities at Foresters Asset Management (formerly Aegon Capital Management). Prior to joining ACM in 1998, Glenn came to Aegon from Acker Finley, where he was vice-president, portfolio management, and co-manager of QSA Canadian Equity Fund. Previous positions included vice-president and director at TD Quantitative Capital and portfolio manager at RT Investment Counsel.
Glenn graduated from the University of Windsor with an Honours BA in economics in 1989, and earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 1995. Glenn recently earned the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation. The CAIA designation is the only educational standard uniquely designed for individuals specializing in alternative investments. Covering hedge funds, real estate, private equity, commodities and managed futures, the CAIA charter demonstrates a commitment to professionalism and a command of alternative investments’ unique fundamentals.
Note: Glenn Paradis is the founder and Chief Investment Officer of Clairwood Capital Management, a sub-advisor to Foresters Asset Management Inc.