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Operations & Finance Team

Qwest Investment Management Corp.



John is the Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Qwest Investment Management Corp., Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Director of Qwest Investment Fund Management Ltd. and Executive Vice President and Director of Qwest Funds Corp. and is responsible for overseeing all the aspects of operations, finance and tax reporting. John will also be providing leadership for the continuation of the growth of the company through strategic business development.

John brings over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, ranging from public accounting to finance and operations with multi-national corporations to finance and sales and marketing and strategic planning with a number of investment management firms.

John started his investment industry tenure at Fidelity Investments where he became Chief Financial Officer before starting his own business specializing in assisting companies launch themselves into the mutual fund market.

Prior to Qwest John was a partner and head of the Private Client Division at Hillsdale Investment Management, responsible for Sales & Marketing to investment advisors and high net worth individuals. During his time at Hillsdale the firm assets grew from $12 million to over $500 million.

John is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified General Accountant and a graduate of the University of Waterloo (Bachelor of Mathematics).



Messalina is the Chief Financial Officer, Qwest Funds Corp., Director, Finance, Qwest Investment Fund Management Ltd. and Controller for Qwest Investment Management Corp. and Heritage Bancorp Ltd.,  and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of finance, operations and tax reporting.

In the past, Messalina worked in a number of accounting roles for both private businesses and in public practice.

Messalina is a Certified General Accountant and a graduate of the British Columbia Institute of Technology (Bachelor of Technology in Accounting). Messalina is a member of Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia.