Our Team

Our Team

Michael Quinn, BBA, CFA
Responsible for client service, and developing our next generation of investment professionals

Mr. Quinn was employed with Bissett & Associates Investment Management Ltd. (1984-2005) in a variety of senior roles including Chief Investment Officer and President (2002-2005).  He is a CFA charterholder and has managed accounts on behalf of high net worth clients, pension accounts and publicly available mutual funds.  Mr. Quinn is a graduate of Bishop’s University.

Fred Pynn, BComm, CFA
Responsible for research and portfolio management

Mr. Pynn was previously employed at Bissett & Associates Investment Management Ltd. (1987-2008) including President (2006-2008).   He had a variety of investment roles including lead portfolio manager of the Bissett Canadian Equity Fund and was responsible for managing over $6 billion of Canadian equities. Mr. Pynn is a graduate of the University of Calgary, earned his Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1989 and completed the course from the Institute of Corporate Directors in 2009.   He is a member of the CFA institute and the Financial Executives Institute of Canada.

Wendy Adams, BComm, CA
Responsible for account administration and compliance

Ms. Adams is a graduate of Queen’s University and a Chartered Accountant.  She was CFO at Bissett & Associates Investment Management Ltd. (1993-2001), until the firm was purchased by Franklin Templeton Investments.  She was also CFO at Brownstone Asset Management (2003-2008).

Kevin Wolfe, BA, MBA
Responsible for the overall business and corporate affairs

Mr. Wolfe was President and CEO of EnerVest Management Ltd (2005-2008), the management company for EnerVest Diversified Income Fund that invested $2 billion on behalf of 70,000 investors in a diversified portfolio of income trusts.  Prior to this he was President of Palliser Capital Corp (2003-2005) a private wealth management company.  Mr. Wolfe worked at Bissett & Associates Investment Management Ltd. (1993-2001) in a variety of roles including President (1997-2001) and CEO. He was Chairman of IFIC and the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (2000-2002).  Mr. Wolfe is a graduate from the University of Alberta and the Katholieke Universiteit of Leuven, Belgium

Scott Yester, BComm,CFA
Responsible for research, analysis and investing on behalf of the Fund

Mr. Yester was appointed Portfolio Manager at Richmond in January 2018, having served as Analyst since October 2015. Previously he was employed with Haywood Securities Inc. as an Analyst, Energy Investment Banking (2013-2015). Prior thereto, Mr. Yester was responsible for producing domestic and international e-commerce websites for Lululemon Athletica Inc. in Vancouver, BC (2011-2013). Mr. Yester obtained his CFA charter in September 2017 and holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree, Dean’s List, from the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business, University of Victoria.

Nick Koper, BSc
Responsible for performance reporting, individual company and sector research analysis

Mr. Koper is a graduate of the University of Victoria and holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics with minors in Finance and Business. He has passed all three levels of the Chartered Financial Analyst program and joined Richmond as an Equity Analyst in 2018. Prior to joining Richmond he was responsible for data analytics as well as coordinating the securities donation program at the United Way of Calgary and Area (2016-2017).

Megan Hindmarch, BComm,CIM
Responsible for client service, marketing and sales on behalf of the Fund

Mrs. Hindmarch was previously employed at Fiduciary Trust Company of Canada (2015-2018) as Vice President, Private Wealth Counselor. Prior thereto, Mrs. Hindmarch was a Research Associate at Peters & Co. Limited (2014-2015) covering predominantly Canadian exploration and development companies. Mrs. Hindmarch obtained her Chartered Investment Management designation in July 2018 and holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree, Honors Specialization in Finance, from Western University.

Alicia Lozynsky, B.Mgt.
Responsible for Fund Administration

Ms. Lozynsky graduated from the University of Lethbridge in 2013 with a Bachelor’s degree in International Management. She also completed the Canadian Securities Course in 2016. Ms. Lozynsky joined Richmond in June 2019 as a Fund Administrator. Prior to joining Richmond she was employed at ATB Wealth from September 2015 to May 2019 in system operations and corporate actions administration, as well as Scotiabank from March 2014 to August 2015, as a financial advisor.