Get to Know Maurice
Mr. Levesque has over 30 years of experience in the Canadian financial industry. Under his leadership, he continues to lead his team in identifying product development and business partnering opportunities. In his career, Mr. Levesque has directly and indirectly facilitated transactions of approximately $1 billion.
Mr. Levesque is a founder, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Qwest Investment Management Corp. (“QIM”), a Canadian financial services and asset management company which continues to attract key leadership to the team to continue the company’s successful business growth. He is also the Chairman, CEO and Chief Compliance Officer of Qwest Investment Fund Management Ltd. (“QIFM”), a 100% wholly owned subsidiary of QIM. Mr. Levesque leads QIFM’s corporate governance operations and the company is registered as an investment fund manager, a portfolio manager and an exempt market dealer. Currently, these companies provide services and products which include mutual funds, limited partnerships, income trusts, REITs and alternative yield products.
Mr. Levesque is a founder and/or a director of several private companies which operate in a wide variety of industries. He is a director and an officer of Imperial Ginseng Products Ltd., Canada’s only publicly traded ginseng farming company with operations in Ontario. He is also a director and President of Knightswood Financial Corp., a specialized financial service company providing private companies with a solution to raise capital from registered plans. Most recently, Mr. Levesque was appointed Chairman of the board of directors for Associated National Brokerage Inc./Griffin Skye Corporation.
Mr. Levesque is driven by his entrepreneurial spirit and desire to build a winning team of valued people. He continues to seek knowledge and understanding and graduated from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology with a diploma in Administration Management. He is a member of the Private Capital Markets Association of Canada.