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Garth has over thirty years experience in a variety of financial roles including most recently contract positions as CFO of eleven publicly traded companies listed in Toronto, Frankfurt and on NASDAQ, while consulting to a variety of start-up and established corporations.
Garth is a Professor of Law and Finance at Sheridan College. He has also been a part-time Professor at the University of Guelph, Laurentian University and Ryerson University teaching corporate finance.
Prior to establishing a financial consulting practice of twenty-six years, Garth was V.P.& Treasurer at Imperial Life and Treasurer at Ralston Purina Canada. A former banker, Garth served as the V.P. International Capital Markets at First National Bank of Chicago (Canada) and Senior Manager, Capital Markets, Bank of Nova Scotia.
Garth has written articles for magazines and trade papers on Foreign Exchange Hedging, Cash Management, Investment/Borrowing Strategies, as well as participating in articles for major daily newspapers on derivatives/hedging and cash management.
Garth has his LL.M. with Merit in Finance and Banking Law, a Postgraduate Diploma with Merit in Commercial and Corporate Law, a Postgraduate Certificate with Merit in International Business Law, a M.Sc. in Financial Economics, all from the University of London. He obtained a Certificate in Managing Risk with Futures and Options from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University. Garth is a member of the CFA Institute and holds the FCSI (Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute) and FMA (Financial Management Advisor) designations. He also has a B.A. in Economics and a B.Sc. as well as completed a variety of investment industry courses through the Canadian Securities Institute and the NASD in the U.S.