About Portfolio Strategies Corporation

Our Leadership Team

The Portfolio Strategies Leadership Team provides consistent and expert advice on finance and the investment industry to support our advisors and their clients. With over 100 years of collective experience in the financial services industry, Portfolio Strategies Executives’ accessible insights help our advisors build better businesses.

Mark Kent

Mark S. Kent, President and CEO

Mark Kent has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. He founded Portfolio Strategies Corporation in November 1994, and Portfolio Strategies Securities Inc. in April 2008.

Before establishing PSC, Mark was the Alberta provincial trading officer for a national mutual fund dealer. He is a CFA charter holder (1999) and has completed the Canadian Securities Course, RR Exam, Partners Directors and Senior Officers Course, Branch Managers Exam, Canadian Investment Funds Course, and the Canadian Futures Exam 1 & 2.

Mark has also been active in numerous industry groups for many years, including:

Fundserv Standards Steering Committee

Advocis Subcommittee on Investment

He is a member in good standing and has been an active participant with the Federation of Mutual Fund Dealers, the Independent Financial Brokers Association, Association of Canadian Compliance Professionals and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Private Capital Markets Association of Canada.

Tim Corrigan

Tim Corrigan, Vice President, Business Development

As Vice President of Business Development, Tim is responsible for sales, marketing and Advisor recruitment. Tim’s mandate is to build on Portfolio Strategies’ existing relationships with independent brokers and planners while developing a long term strategy for growing the mutual fund, private equity and insurance distribution network.

Tim brings more than twenty-five years of investment industry experience, with a strong background in marketing, consulting and sales relationships. Previously, Tim held the positions of Vice President of Business Development at MATCO Financial and Regional Sales Manager, Western Canada for AGF Investments, and he spent 18 years with Manulife Financial in Waterloo, Ontario and Calgary, Alberta.