BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Richardson GMP Board of Directors brings together industry veterans with extensive experience across a variety of wealth management disciplines. Our Board also includes two Investment Advisors, to ensure that they bring a client perspective and a voice for all other Advisors in how we run our business.


Andrew Marsh, President & Chief Executive Officer
Richardson GMP Limited


A true entrepreneur, Andrew Marsh founded Richardson GMP, Canada’s leading independent wealth management firm, and was part of the team that built the firm from the ground up. Beginning his career in the financial industry over 25 years ago, Mr. Marsh started in investment analysis, then worked directly with clients as an investment advisor, and eventually his career moved to executive leadership with the launch of GMP Private Client in 2004. He served as Managing Director, National Sales of both GMP Private Client and Richardson GMP before being appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer of Richardson GMP in 2010.

Richardson GMP has since grown a unique partnership culture and leading platform devoted to serving affluent Canadian families. Mr. Marsh raised the bar for excellence in wealth management by launching: Richardson GMP Insurance, our revered Tax and Estate Planning team, Connected Wealth’s asset management team and most recently Richardson GMP Private Family Office.

In our community, Mr. Marsh is a member of the Board of Governors of his alma mater University of Guelph and is an active mentor and contributor to the University’s School of Business. He is also a member of the Canadian Advisory Board for Right to Play Canada, a charity dedicated to helping children worldwide through the power of play. Additionally, Mr. Marsh is active in the advocacy efforts in the Investment Industry Association of Canada and is a member of the Centre for Fiduciary Excellence.

 


Kevin Sullivan, BA, LL.B, CFA, Deputy Chairman,
GMP Capital Inc.

Kevin Sullivan has been at GMP Capital Inc. since its inception, serving as President from 1996-1999 and as CEO of GMP Capital from June 1999 to September 2010. He also co-founded GMP Securities L.P.

Mr. Sullivan brings over 25 years of experience and relationships in the capital market industry. As CEO of GMP, he oversaw the creation and growth of GMP Securities L.P., GMP Securities Europe LLP and GMP Investment Management L.P. He also helped facilitate GMP’s IPO in 2003. Prior to GMP, he spent three years in the European capital market and was also a lawyer in general practice in Calgary, Alberta.

Actively involved with a number of charities and community organizations, Mr.Sullivan has co-chaired The Ride to Conquer Cancer, Canada’s premier cycling fundraiser. He’s a past member of The Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation, and a member of the Canadian Advisory Board of Right to Play.


H. Sanford Riley, President & Chief Executive Officer,
Richardson Financial Group Limited

H. Sanford Riley has held the position of President and CEO of Richardson Financial Group Limited (the financial services affiliate of James Richardson & Sons, Limited) since 2003. 

Before joining Richardson Financial Group, Mr. Riley was President and CEO of Investors Group Inc., a position he held for nearly 10 years. He was appointed Chairman in 2001. Mr. Riley is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the University of Winnipeg Foundation and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the North West Company Fund. He serves as a Director of Molson Coors Brewing Company, the Canada West Foundation, the Canadian Western Bank Group and the Winnipeg Airports Authority.

Mr. Riley has also been involved with a number of charitable organizations, including chairing The United Way of Winnipeg Annual Campaign, the Business Council of Manitoba and the 1999 Pan American Games. He was appointed as a member of the Order of Canada in 2002.



Harris A. Fricker, MA, Chief Executive Officer, GMP Capital Inc.

Mr. Fricker is President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GMP. He joined GMP Securities L.P. (GMP Securities) investment banking team in 2002 and assumed the role of President of GMP Securities in July 2008 and was appointed President of GMP in May 2009. He currently also serves as Co-Chairman of GMP Securities Europe LLP (GMP Europe). 

Prior to joining GMP Securities, Mr. Fricker held senior roles at several leading Canadian financial institutions, including, heading up the institutional sales & trading desk of another leading investment dealer and running the corporate debenture/derivatives group at a major Canadian bank. A former entrepreneur himself, Mr. Fricker’s depth of experience arising from over two decades in the North American capital markets combined with his acumen as an entrepreneur provides him with a unique perspective on the financial services landscape. Mr. Fricker holds a BA from Saint Francis Xavier University and a MA from Oxford University, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar

 


Harris Fricker

Kishore Kapoor, CPA, CA, Corporate Director

Mr. Kapoor currently serves on the Board of Directors and Audit Committees of GMP Capital Inc. (TSX:GMP), Richardson Financial Group Limited and Equitable Bank (TSX:EQB), where he also Chairs the Audit Committee. He also served on the Board of Directors of Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. (TSX:MBT) and Chaired it's Audit Committee up until March 2017. 

Until 2011 he was President of Wellington West Holdings Inc., a company providing full service brokerage, capital markets, asset management and financial planning services. From November 2003 to June 2005, Mr. Kapoor was Executive Vice-President Corporate Development of Loring Ward International Ltd., a public company formed to hold the U.S. operations of Assante Corporation, a company which provided family office, wealth and asset management services to, amongst others, ultra high net worth professional sports and entertainment clientele in the United States. As one of the founders of Assante Corporation, Mr. Kapoor was its Executive Vice President Corporate Development from March 1994 to November 2003. 

Mr. Kapoor has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Manitoba and is a Chartered Professional Accountant and former tax partner with KPMG LLP.

 


Kish Kapoor

Neil Bosch, CIM®, FCSI, Director, Wealth Management, Portfolio Manager, Richardson GMP Limited

Mr. Bosch has been in the investment industry for more over 25 years and is presently holds the title of Director of Wealth Management and Portfolio Manager at Richardson GMP Ltd. Additionally, he is also the Branch Manager of the Edmonton and Saskatoon offices and has served on the Equity Event Committee and its successor the Advisory Committee to the board. Neil is a founder of the Bosch Campbell Investment Management Group that moved from CIBC Wood Gundy to Join Richardson Partners in November of 2005. Mr. Bosch is a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI®) and a Chartered Investment Manager (CIM®) who received a Bachelor of Commerce(Finance) from the University of Alberta and Master of Arts (Economics) from the University of Dundee.

Mr. Bosch is also co-chair the Centre for Family Literacy fundraising dinner named “An Evening of Wine and Words” and a recipient of the Lois Hole Memorial Literacy Award. Other directorships include Calnash Trucking and the Canadian Alpine Centre. He is also an avid mountaineer who is presently the President of the Alpine Club of Canada.

 


Neil Bosch

Marc Dalpé, Portfolio Manager

Mr. Dalpé joined Lévesque Beaubien Geoffrion Inc. (sold to National Bank in 1989) in 1981 as an associate in the Corporate Finance department. He became a private shareholder and Vice-President of the firm in 1985 and Senior Vice-President, Director and member of the Management Committee in 1988. Mr. Dalpé’s career as an investment advisor began in the fall of 1990. In April 1998, he founded The Dalpé-Milette Group with its current partner.

Mr. Dalpé has sat on the Board of Directors of several publicly traded companies. And he was member of the retirement and investment committees of the École des hautes études commerciales (HEC). Mr. Dalpé has also been a member of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) national advisory committee and of the Quebec chapter of the IIROC board of directors.

During his academic years, Mr. Dalpé was awarded many prizes, one of which was a medal of excellence for academic achievement bestowed by the Financial Executive Institute. He has received awards by the Montreal Chamber of Commerce and the École des hautes études commerciales (HEC) for his leadership, innovation and decision-making qualities.

Mr. Dalpé has also been a regular speaker on the subjects of financial markets and investment, most notably within the framework of the Top Performers conferences in Toronto, the Canadian Association of Financial Planners and IDA Quebec. 

In 1999, he was selected as the National Winner of the Investment Dealers Association (IDA) prestigious Award of Distinction. This is a "national award program that recognizes outstanding investment advisors who exemplify the highest standards of dedication and professionalism in the securities industry". 

He obtained in 2002 the title of Canadian Investment Manager and, in 2003, that of Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI).

M. Dalpé joined Richardson GMP in November 2011.

To stay abreast, he spends three hours a day reading various relevant publications

 



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