Darren brings more than two decades of senior banking experience to his role as CEO, ATB Capital Markets, and Senior Vice President and Co-Head, Business, at ATB Financial. This experience, combined with his postgraduate work in economics and trade policy, enables Darren keen insight and ability to measure and manage overall customer and market risk. Darren is also a firm believer in providing a holistic, big picture perspective which helps ensure an enhanced customer experience.
Before his present role, Darren was Head of Investment Banking at ATB Capital Market and previously, Vice President of Corporate Financial Services at ATB Financial where his passion for clients and leadership led the teams to meet and exceed corporate goals. Outside of work, Darren remains a diehard Riders fan from growing up in Saskatchewan and is married with two daughters and a son.
Paul is currently President of ATB Capital Markets and Vice President of Business, ATB Financial. Paul was previously President of AltaCorp Capital, having been with the firm out of its Toronto office since it was opened in 2011. Prior to joining AltaCorp, Paul was Managing Director, Head of Institutional Sales at National Bank Financial, the Investment Banking arm of National Bank of Canada, and was also MD, Head of Institutional Sales & Trading for Rockwater Capital (Blackmont) until it was acquired by CI Financial. He has previous experience as a top-ranked institutional sales person at Merrill Lynch, Scotia Capital, and employee owned DFI Securities (purchased by Deutsche Bank).
Paul graduated from the University of Toronto with a degree in Economics and Philosophy. He has also attained his CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) designation, and is a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI). With over 30 years of experience, Paul has provided advice to Institutional, Corporate, and Retail clients on both the domestic and international side of Capital Markets opportunities. He has been in charge of managing sales and trading desks for over 18 years.
Nancy comes to AltaCorp from Jennings Capital, where she was the Chief Financial Officer and the Chief Operations Officer for 13 years. Prior to this, she worked at another independent Investment Dealer as Chief Financial Officer.