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Thomas S. Caldwell
Thomas S. Caldwell
Thomas S. Caldwell
Founder and Chairman

Thomas S. Caldwell graduated from McGill University in 1965, and has been actively involved in the investment industry since that time.

Mr. Caldwell is Chairman of Caldwell Securities Ltd., an organization founded in 1980. Caldwell Securities Ltd. is a diversified investment company with affiliate organizations providing investment management, brokerage and insurance services to a broad spectrum of investors throughout North America and around the world.

In June 2014, Mr. Caldwell was inducted into the IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame.

Mr. Caldwell is CEO and a Director of Urbana Corporation, a publicly traded investment company and Chairman of the Canadian Securities Exchange (“CSE”), “The Exchange for Entrepreneurs”. He also serves on the Board of the Conference of Defence Associations Institute in Ottawa. Mr. Caldwell was appointed Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel of The Lincoln and Welland Regiment in January 2014. 

Mr. Caldwell is a past Governor of the Toronto Stock Exchange and one of the leading experts in capital markets, particularly in trading environments. He is recognized as one of the world’s foremost investors in securities exchanges.

Caldwell Securities Ltd. and its affiliates were the second-largest owners of the New York Stock Exchange prior to the NYSE’s demutualization.

Mr. Caldwell has, through his career, been actively involved in addressing social and community needs.

He was awarded Her Majesty’s Golden Jubilee Medal in 2002 for his activities on behalf of Canadian Veterans. In 2003 he was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada for his work in assisting those in need as well as contributing to institutions working to better the lives of others. In 2012, he received Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for his efforts on behalf of the disadvantaged.

Mr. Caldwell and his wife Dorothy have been married since 1966 and have two sons, Brendan and Theo, and four grandchildren. 

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David Bentley-Taylor
David Bentley-Taylor
David Bentley-Taylor
President

Mr. Bentley-Taylor is a highly experienced Investment Advisor and has been associated with Caldwell Securities Ltd. since 1996.  During this time he has held senior positions in both the trading and investment advisory divisions. Mr. Bentley-Taylor was appointed Vice President in 2006 and President in 2009. Mr. Bentley-Taylor is a graduate of York University, a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute and holds the Chartered Investment Management Designation.

Caldwell Securities Ltd., established in 1981, provides Investment Management and Brokerage Services to individuals, corporations and charitable organizations.  The company is a Member of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada and the Canadian Investor Protection Fund.

Mr. Bentley-Taylor is also the President and CEO of Caldwell Insurance Services Ltd., an agency insurance company.  David and his team work with individuals and groups providing solutions through health plans, life insurance, and living benefits.  David first joined Caldwell Insurance Services Ltd. as an advisor in 2000, becoming a Vice President in 2003 and then President and CEO in 2005.

Mr. Bentley-Taylor is actively involved in the community. He is the Chairman of the Muskoka Woods Youth Foundation, Chairman of King Bay Chaplaincy and sits on the audit committee of the Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 

Mr. Bentley-Taylor is also a volunteer coach with the Humber Valley Hockey Association.

He lives in Toronto with his wife Sarah and their three children.

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Brendan Caldwell
Brendan Caldwell
Brendan Caldwell
Executive Vice President & Director

Brendan Caldwell is the President & CEO of Caldwell Investment Management Ltd (“CIM”). The mutual funds for which Brendan acted as lead portfolio manager have won five Lipper Awards for Caldwell Investment Management in recent years.  He is also co-portfolio manager of Caldwell’s major exchange related investments, including Urbana Corporation and the Caldwell Growth Opportunities Trust.

Brendan earned his B.Sc. from Trinity College at the University of Toronto in 1991 and his M.A. in English Literature from the University of London, England, in 1992. Brendan has held his Chartered Financial Analyst (“CFA”) designation since 1995.

Prior to joining Caldwell in 1995, Brendan worked for a major Canadian mutual fund company and then a bank-controlled investment dealer. His securities exchange memberships have included Toronto, New York, the Chicago Board Options Exchange, the Kansas City Board of Trade and the American Stock Exchange (AMEX).

Brendan is a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute and a member of the Toronto Society of Financial Analysts, as well as the CFA Institute. Often interviewed for his insights into current economic issues and in regards to Caldwell’s role as an active investor in global securities exchanges, Brendan is a regular financial commentator and an industry consultant on numerous media outlets.

 

Brendan is the Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel of the Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada, our nation’s oldest rifle regiment. He is a member of the Church of Messiah, the Institute of Evangelism at Wycliffe College, the Corporation of Trinity College, Upper Canada College Council of 1829, the Board of Trustees of the Bishop Strachan School and the Campaign Cabinet for Neshama Playground, Canada’s first accessible playground for children with all abilities. Brendan is a Director of the Caldwell Foundation whose recent activities included a partnership with Free the Children to create the Caldwell Leadership Centre, a base for building schools in Rajasthan, India. Brendan received the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012 for his long record of philanthropy and volunteer service.

Married to Sandra since 1993, Brendan and his wife are the parents of four children. Brendan’s favorite way to relax is tree-planting and is building an arboretum in Fairvalley, Ontario. 

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Angela T. Stirpe
Angela T. Stirpe
Angela T. Stirpe
Director, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Compliance Officer

Angela T. Stirpe is Director, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Caldwell Securities Ltd.  She is also President of Caldwell Financial Ltd. the holding company for Caldwell Securities Ltd. & Caldwell Investment Management. Ms. Stirpe joined the organization 1987 with responsibility for overall administration. 

Ms. Stirpe has extensive experience in regulatory financial reporting, compliance matters and client service.

As Chief Compliance Officer, Ms. Stirpe’s role is to ensure the firm is in compliance with current regulatory rules and by-laws. Compliance responsibilities include the development and monitoring of internal controls and procedures, financial capital reporting, supervision of client and employee trade activity, and client reporting. 

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Advisors

Robert M. Callander
Vice President & Investment Advisor
Toronto Office

James Caldwell
Vice President & Investment Advisor
Niagara-on-the-lake Office

Chris Coderre
Vice President & Investment Advisor
Oakville Office

Charles B. Hughson
Vice President & Investment Advisor
London Office

Vincent L. John 
Vice President & Investment Advisor
Whitby Office

Elizabeth Naumovski
Vice President, Marketing
Toronto Office

Mike Richardson
Vice President & Investment Advisor
Toronto Office

David Robart-Morgan
Vice President & Investment Advisor
Georgetown Office

Robin Barstow
Portfolio Manager
Toronto Office

John Davitsky
Head Trader
Toronto Office

Rick Felton
Investment Advisor
Niagara-on-the-lake Office

Ted Flanagan
Investment Advisor
Georgetown Office

Robert Goldberg
Investment Advisor
Toronto Office

John R. Kinsey
Portfolio Manager
Toronto Office 

Nicol MacNicol
Portfolio Manager 
Toronto Office

Brian McCreery
Investment Advisor 
Toronto Office

Andrew Scoon
Investment Advisor
Toronto Office

Tuck L. Yiong 
Portfolio Manager
Toronto Office