Stanton Team

CONNOR O’BRIEN
PRESIDENT AND CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER

Mr. O’Brien is President and Chief Investment Officer of Stanton. Mr. O’Brien has extensive global investment experience encompassing over 25 years of involvement in the Canadian, U.S. and international markets. His career includes 15 years in New York, first in mergers and acquisitions and capital markets at Lehman Brothers and Merrill Lynch, and then in private equity management, followed by management of portfolios invested in Canadian and global securities. Mr. O’Brien is a graduate of Dartmouth College (MBA) and Middlebury College (BA in Physics and Economics).

LOUISE ANNE POIRIER
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AND TREASURER

Ms. Poirier is Senior Vice President – Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Stanton. Ms. Poirier is an attorney with over 20 years of legal and investment management experience principally in New York where she handled corporate securities and investment fund related matters at the Wall Street law firm of Schulte, Roth and Zabel and subsequently at Stanton Capital Corporation. Ms. Poirier is a graduate of the University of Montréal (LL.B.) and Columbia University (Masters International and Public Affairs).

CHRISTOPHER MANGASER
PORTFOLIO MANAGER

Mr. Mangaser is a Portfolio Manager at Stanton. Prior to joining Stanton’s investment management team as an Investment Analyst, Mr. Mangaser worked for two years as an Associate – Operations with Stanton’s Fund Administration department. Mr. Mangaser also has two years financial experience with Scotiabank’s online brokerage division catering to the Scotia iTrade and TradeFreedom clients as an Investment Representative (options). Mr. Mangaser joined the Stanton investment management team in May 2013. Mr. Mangaser is a graduate of Concordia University (B.Com, Finance), has his CSC and is a CFA charterholder.

DEVON PRANGLEY
ASSOCIATE PORTFOLIO MANAGER

Mr. Prangley is an Associate Portfolio Manager. He supports the management team in terms of research, performance measurement and portfolio reports. Before joining Stanton, Mr. Prangley worked for O’Leary Funds as a marketing analyst. Mr. Prangley is a graduate of Concordia University (History) and passed the Level 2 of the Chartered Financial Analyst program (CFA).