Thunderbird Trust Investment Managers


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Time for a Change

Trustees initiated the process to seek a new investment manager based on the performance of the previous. A request for proposals was sent out, a short-listed group was interviewed and based on recommendations from our Consultant Kelly Rodgers, Trustees selected Fiera Capital Corporation as our new firm.

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Overview And Experience

Sheila Norman, CFA Senior Vice President, Inv. Counsellor

Sheila Norman joined Fiera Capital in 2018 following its acquisition of CGOV Asset Management, where she was responsible for managing portfolios for private and institutional clients. Currently, she is Senior Vice President, Investment Counsellor. Ms. Norman joined CGOV in 2006 and has over 20 years of experience in the investment industry, which includes previous employment at McLean Budden Ltd and Sun Life Securities. She earned her undergraduate degree from Queen’s University in 1991 and holds the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) designation from the CFA Institute. She has completed the National Aboriginal Trustee Training Program through Lethbridge College and the Not-for- Profit Governance Essentials Program with the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. Ms. Norman serves as President and board Member for the Fiera Capital Foundation.

J. Andrew Mitchell, CFA Senior Vice President, Inv. Counsellor

Andrew Mitchell joined Fiera Capital as Senior Vice President, Investment Counsellor in May 2019. He is responsible for business development and client servicing of high net worth private clients as well as Indigenous clients. Mr. Mitchell has more than 25 years of experience in the financial sector across various roles. Prior to joining Fiera Capital, he was a Vice President and Partner at Ridgewood Capital Asset Management where he was part of a team responsible for managing approximately $1 billion in assets for a wide variety of high net worth clients, foundations, institutions and Indigenous communities. He began his career in 1993 with the predecessor firm to BMO Nesbitt Burns before moving to asset management with Fidelity Investments. From there he spent the next 15 years in progressively senior sales and client management roles, including running his own financial consulting business. Mr. Mitchell has a B.A. in Statistics from the University of Western Ontario & CFA designation.


over 30 years of Investment experience