John D. Zechner
Chairman, Lead Equity Manager
John entered the investment field in 1983 and worked in a variety of progressively more senior roles until he formed J Zechner Associates to manage investments for some of Canada’s most well-known mutual fund companies as well many private investors and institutions. John has both a BA (1979) and an MA (1980) in economics from the University of Western Ontario, as well as his CFA (1984) designation. John appears regularly on BNN TV, giving analysis of financial market conditions and answering viewer questions on stocks. Over the last four decades, John has picked up numerous awards for several of his top performing stock and balanced funds and continues to be responsible for the management of all the private client portfolios.