Irwin Michael, CFA, is President and Portfolio Manager at I.A. Michael Investment Counsel/ABC Funds. Previously, he worked at Hodgson Roberton Laing & Company, Morgan Stanley Canada Limited, and Beutel Goodman & Co. He was a director of the Toronto Society of Financial Analysts and is a former vice president of the Toronto Futures Exchange. He is a graduate of McGill University and received an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.