General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> June 27, 2014
Unique Opportunities in Canadian Small Caps
Bob Thompson, MBA, CIM, ICD.D, is President and CEO of Brownstone Asset Management, a Calgary-based investment management firm he founded in 2003. At Brownstone Asset Management, Mr. Thompson directs corporate strategy, governance, is a Lead Portfolio Manager with the firm, and participates on the Brownstone Investment Committee. Mr. Thompson has previously held senior roles in project development and investor relations with a major publicly traded oil and gas corporation developing investments in Canada, the U.S. and worldwide. He is on the board of the Lake Louise World Cup Business Forum, bringing executives worldwide together to share economic views each year at a summit held at Lake Louise Alberta. Mr. Thompson is President and Chairman of the board of the Calgary Stampede. He has served on the board of directors since 1997 serving in a variety of capacities including participation on numerous strategic board committees. Mr. Thompson earned a Bachelor of Science from Arizona State University in 1982, a Master of Business Administration from European University, Geneva, Switzerland in 1989, and the Canadian Investment Manager designation in 1997. Mr. Thompson earned the Institute of Corporate Director designation in 2011, and recently received the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee for recognition of outstanding community service. Profile
TWST: Could you please start with a brief history and overview of the firm?
Mr. Thompson: Our firm was founded in 2003 by myself and business partner Mario Vachon. We both came out of