Team

The most important asset we
have as a firm is the people we work with

Meet The Team


Over the years we have been fortunate to attract a group of talented investment professionals to our team. Our people share similar values and philosophies that reinforce our results-oriented and entrepreneurial culture. Importantly, the firm is employee-owned and partners are invested alongside our clients, accounting for over 20% of the firm’s invested capital. We have also established an Advisory Board of senior Canadian business leaders that provide a spectrum of advice around the future directions of our company.

Darcy Morris

Co-President & Chief Executive Officer

Darcy founded Ewing Morris & Co. Investment Partners in June 2011. Darcy is responsible for managing the firm’s relationships, and also contributes to investment research and general operations. Darcy currently serves on the board of ZCL Composites Inc. (TSX: ZCL), the Toronto Public Library Foundation and the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) Foundation. Prior to co-founding Ewing Morris & Co. Investment Partners, Darcy was a Portfolio Manager at MacDougall, MacDougall & MacTier Inc. where he built a successful investment management business. He previously worked at Burgundy Asset Management. Darcy received an Honours Bachelor of Arts (Political Studies) degree from Queen’s University in 2004 and was awarded the Canadian Investment Manager designation in 2010. He also won the Scholastic Award for combining high standards of play with academic excellence as a member of the Peterborough Petes in the Ontario Hockey League in 1998.

John Ewing, CFA

Co-President & Chief Investment Officer

John founded Ewing Morris & Co. Investment Partners in June 2011. John is responsible for portfolio management and investment research, and also contributes to investors relationships and general operations. Prior to co-founding Ewing Morris & Co. Investment Partners, John was Vice President and Director of Research at Burgundy Asset Management. As Director of Research, John led a team of thirteen analysts and was a member of Burgundy’s management committee. John was also the lead analyst for Burgundy’s Canadian Small Cap Fund. John graduated with distinction from the University of Guelph in 2005 with an Honours Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree and a Minor in Business Administration. He won the President’s Trophy as Guelph’s top student-athlete in 2005 and has completed the Investment Management Workshop at Harvard Business School.

Matt Irwin, MBA

Partner, Chief Operating & Financial Officer

Matt joined Ewing Morris & Co. Investment Partners in December 2011. Matt is responsible for compliance and operations and also contributes to investors relationships. Matt currently serves on the Ontario Board of Directors for The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award program. He is also Co-Chair of the Toronto Public Library Foundation’s Hush Hush Gala and a former member of the 2015-2016 Ontario Securities Commission’s Registrant Advisory Board Committee. Prior to his current role, Matt led operations for three years at Optimize Asset Management, a Toronto-based hedge fund where he also contributed to investment research, trading and investor relationships. Prior to business school, Matt held senior positions in marketing and business development with a Toronto-based telecommunications start-up. Matt received his MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business in 2008 and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, with a minor in Business Administration, from the University of Kings College in 2005.

Anthony Hammill, CFA

Partner, Investments

Anthony joined Ewing Morris & Co. Investment Partners in May 2017. Anthony has been in the investment management industry since 1999. He joined Georgian Capital Partners in 1999 as a research analyst upon completing his Commerce degree at Queen’s University. He received his CFA designation in 2002 while working at AIC Investment Services and was promoted to Portfolio Manager in 2004. He moved to Trapeze Asset Management in early 2007 before leaving to co-found Broadview Capital Management in late 2008.

Lee Matheson, CFA

Partner, Investments

Lee joined Ewing Morris & Co. Investment Partners in May 2017. Lee has worked as a securities analyst since 2002. He has worked at a number of investment firms across Canada including Cundill Investment Research, KJ Harrison & Partners and AIC Investment Services, as well as New York-based Pike Capital Management. He joined Anthony in co-founding Broadview Capital Management in 2008. Lee holds the Canadian Investment Manager designation from the Canadian Securities Institute and became a CFA charterholder in 2009. Lee also serves on the Board of WesternOne (WEQ:TSX) and is the Chairman of Alarm Force (AF:TSX).

Darcy Morris

Co-President & Chief Executive Officer

Darcy founded Ewing Morris & Co. Investment Partners in June 2011. Darcy is responsible for managing the firm’s relationships, and also contributes to investment research and general operations. Darcy currently serves on the board of ZCL Composites Inc. (TSX: ZCL), the Toronto Public Library Foundation and the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) Foundation. Prior to co-founding Ewing Morris & Co. Investment Partners, Darcy was a Portfolio Manager at MacDougall, MacDougall & MacTier Inc. where he built a successful investment management business. He previously worked at Burgundy Asset Management. Darcy received an Honours Bachelor of Arts (Political Studies) degree from Queen’s University in 2004 and was awarded the Canadian Investment Manager designation in 2010. He also won the Scholastic Award for combining high standards of play with academic excellence as a member of the Peterborough Petes in the Ontario Hockey League in 1998.

John Ewing, CFA

Co-President & Chief Investment Officer

John founded Ewing Morris & Co. Investment Partners in June 2011. John is responsible for portfolio management and investment research, and also contributes to investors relationships and general operations. Prior to co-founding Ewing Morris & Co. Investment Partners, John was Vice President and Director of Research at Burgundy Asset Management. As Director of Research, John led a team of thirteen analysts and was a member of Burgundy’s management committee. John was also the lead analyst for Burgundy’s Canadian Small Cap Fund. John graduated with distinction from the University of Guelph in 2005 with an Honours Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree and a Minor in Business Administration. He won the President’s Trophy as Guelph’s top student-athlete in 2005 and has completed the Investment Management Workshop at Harvard Business School.

Matt Irwin, MBA

Partner, Chief Operating & Financial Officer

Matt joined Ewing Morris & Co. Investment Partners in December 2011. Matt is responsible for compliance and operations and also contributes to investors relationships. Matt currently serves on the Ontario Board of Directors for The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award program. He is also Co-Chair of the Toronto Public Library Foundation’s Hush Hush Gala and a former member of the 2015-2016 Ontario Securities Commission’s Registrant Advisory Board Committee. Prior to his current role, Matt led operations for three years at Optimize Asset Management, a Toronto-based hedge fund where he also contributed to investment research, trading and investor relationships. Prior to business school, Matt held senior positions in marketing and business development with a Toronto-based telecommunications start-up. Matt received his MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business in 2008 and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, with a minor in Business Administration, from the University of Kings College in 2005.

Anthony Hammill, CFA

Partner, Investments

Anthony joined Ewing Morris & Co. Investment Partners in May 2017. Anthony has been in the investment management industry since 1999. He joined Georgian Capital Partners in 1999 as a research analyst upon completing his Commerce degree at Queen’s University. He received his CFA designation in 2002 while working at AIC Investment Services and was promoted to Portfolio Manager in 2004. He moved to Trapeze Asset Management in early 2007 before leaving to co-found Broadview Capital Management in late 2008.

Lee Matheson, CFA

Partner, Investments

Lee joined Ewing Morris & Co. Investment Partners in May 2017. Lee has worked as a securities analyst since 2002. He has worked at a number of investment firms across Canada including Cundill Investment Research, KJ Harrison & Partners and AIC Investment Services, as well as New York-based Pike Capital Management. He joined Anthony in co-founding Broadview Capital Management in 2008. Lee holds the Canadian Investment Manager designation from the Canadian Securities Institute and became a CFA charterholder in 2009. Lee also serves on the Board of WesternOne (WEQ:TSX) and is the Chairman of Alarm Force (AF:TSX).

Randy Steuart, CFA

Partner, Investments

Randy joined Ewing Morris & Co. Investment Partners in November 2015. Randy is responsible for fixed income portfolio management and investment research, and also contributes to investor relationships and general operations. Prior to his current role, Randy was a Portfolio Manager, at Norrep Capital Management, a boutique Canadian mutual fund company. At Norrep, Randy managed the firm’s $300mm in fixed income assets, which consisted of investments in the high yield corporate bond and senior loan market. Before joining Norrep, Randy was a partner and high yield credit analyst at Marret Asset Management, one of Canada’s leading fixed income credit specialists. Randy received a Bachelor’s of Commerce degree in Finance from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia in 2007 and became a CFA Charterholder in 2011. Randy is also Leslie Wong Fellow, having participated in UBC’s Portfolio Management Foundation during his time at Sauder.

Alex Ryzhikov, CFA

Partner, Investments

Alex joined Ewing Morris & Co. Investment Partners in May 2014 as an Investment Analyst. Prior to his current role, Alex worked as an Investment Analyst at Burgundy Asset Management where he was part of the U.S. Large Cap team. Alex graduated with distinction from Concordia University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting and a Minor in Finance. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology and Immunology from McGill University. At Concordia, Alex was part of Kenneth Woods Portfolio Management and John Molson Case Competition programs. As part of John Molson Case Competition Program, he won multiple awards in national and international business case competitions.

Jenna Gillies, CFA

Partner, Investor Relationships

Jenna Gillies joined Ewing Morris & Co. Investment Partners in September 2015. Jenna is responsible for investor relationships. Prior to joining the firm, Jenna focused her efforts on product development and raising capital for Brookfield Asset Management’s private funds in Toronto and New York. Prior to that, she worked for six years in London England, notably as an Associate in J.P. Morgan’s Equity Capital Markets group and later raising capital for Blackstone’s private real estate funds. Jenna received an HBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business in 2007.

Perry Schultz

Associate, Operations

Perry joined Ewing Morris & Co. Investment Partners in April 2015. Perry is an integral part of the operations team. Prior to his current role, Perry worked at Delaney Capital Management, Bluewater Investments Management and Leon Frazer and Associates in various operational capacities. Perry attended the University of Wilfred Laurier.

Jill Hamblin

Office Manager

Jill Hamblin is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Ewing Morris as well as coordinating special events. Her strong administrative skills keep our team running smoothly. Jill has a wealth of experience in office administration, management and corporate events which contributes to the firm’s effectiveness and efficiency. Prior to joining the firm in 2013, Jill worked for former Prime Minister John Turner at Miller Thomson LLP and has a legal background in Trusts, Estates and Wealth Management at Goodman and Carr. In addition, she has a strong background in the real estate development and travel industries.

Randy Steuart, CFA

Partner, Investments

Randy joined Ewing Morris & Co. Investment Partners in November 2015. Randy is responsible for fixed income portfolio management and investment research, and also contributes to investor relationships and general operations. Prior to his current role, Randy was a Portfolio Manager, at Norrep Capital Management, a boutique Canadian mutual fund company. At Norrep, Randy managed the firm’s $300mm in fixed income assets, which consisted of investments in the high yield corporate bond and senior loan market. Before joining Norrep, Randy was a partner and high yield credit analyst at Marret Asset Management, one of Canada’s leading fixed income credit specialists. Randy received a Bachelor’s of Commerce degree in Finance from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia in 2007 and became a CFA Charterholder in 2011. Randy is also Leslie Wong Fellow, having participated in UBC’s Portfolio Management Foundation during his time at Sauder.

Alex Ryzhikov, CFA

Partner, Investments

Alex joined Ewing Morris & Co. Investment Partners in May 2014 as an Investment Analyst. Prior to his current role, Alex worked as an Investment Analyst at Burgundy Asset Management where he was part of the U.S. Large Cap team. Alex graduated with distinction from Concordia University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting and a Minor in Finance. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology and Immunology from McGill University. At Concordia, Alex was part of Kenneth Woods Portfolio Management and John Molson Case Competition programs. As part of John Molson Case Competition Program, he won multiple awards in national and international business case competitions.

Jenna Gillies, CFA

Partner, Investor Relationships

Jenna Gillies joined Ewing Morris & Co. Investment Partners in September 2015. Jenna is responsible for investor relationships. Prior to joining the firm, Jenna focused her efforts on product development and raising capital for Brookfield Asset Management’s private funds in Toronto and New York. Prior to that, she worked for six years in London England, notably as an Associate in J.P. Morgan’s Equity Capital Markets group and later raising capital for Blackstone’s private real estate funds. Jenna received an HBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business in 2007.

Perry Schultz

Associate, Operations

Perry joined Ewing Morris & Co. Investment Partners in April 2015. Perry is an integral part of the operations team. Prior to his current role, Perry worked at Delaney Capital Management, Bluewater Investments Management and Leon Frazer and Associates in various operational capacities. Perry attended the University of Wilfred Laurier.

Jill Hamblin

Office Manager

Jill Hamblin is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Ewing Morris as well as coordinating special events. Her strong administrative skills keep our team running smoothly. Jill has a wealth of experience in office administration, management and corporate events which contributes to the firm’s effectiveness and efficiency. Prior to joining the firm in 2013, Jill worked for former Prime Minister John Turner at Miller Thomson LLP and has a legal background in Trusts, Estates and Wealth Management at Goodman and Carr. In addition, she has a strong background in the real estate development and travel industries.

Meet The Advisory Board


Martin Connell

Martin Connell is a private investor. His primary business interest was Conwest Exploration Company Limited, which he joined in 1965. He has served on numerous corporate and charitable boards and he recently retired as Chair of the Toronto Community Foundation. He is a co-founder of ACE Bakery Limited. Mr. Connell holds honourary doctorate degrees from five Canadian universities. His other honours and awards include the CESO Award for International Development, Ontario Entrepreneur of the Year Award, the Order of Ontario, The Pearson Peace Medal from the United Nations Association and Officer of the Order of Canada.

Linda Haynes

Linda Haynes is co-founder of ACE Bakery, one of Canada’s preeminent artisanal bakeries. She is co-founder of Calmeadow, a charitable organization focused on micro-finance in Latin America, Africa and Canada. Ms Haynes has been awarded the Order of Canada and has also been honoured with the CESO Award for International Development and Ontario Entrepreneur of the Year.

Rosamond Ivey

Rosamond Ivey is Managing Partner of JRS Group, a family office she founded in 1992. Prior to JRS Group, Roz spent six years in investment banking and two years in venture capital. She is Chair of the Ivey Foundation and its investment committee. Roz leads the Ivey Foundation’s initiatives in impact and environmental investing and corporate shareholder engagements. She is currently a Director of Greenchip Financial Corporation, a Toronto-based fund manager in the green economy. Roz is a Director of the International Institute for Sustainable Development, Winnipeg, as well as a member of the Investment Committee of Western University and a past member of its Board of Governors. She is a Vice-President and Trustee of the Art Gallery of Ontario, a past member of the Advisory Board of Flag Capital Management (a fund-of- funds manager of venture capital and private equity in Stamford, Connecticut), a past member of the Advisory Faculty of the Institute for Private Investors, New York (a networking and educational forum for families), Director of World Wildlife Fund Canada and Henry Birks and Sons. Roz lives in Toronto and New York.

John MacIntyre

John MacIntyre is a founding partner with Birch Hill Equity Partners. He has over 30 years of experience in private equity and investment banking. From 1995 to 2000, he was head of TD’s Global Private Equity businesses and President of TD Capital. From 1987 to 1994 and from 2000 to 2002, Mr. MacIntyre was Vice Chair and Global Head, Investment Banking with TD Securities. He is currently Chairman of HomEquity Bank, a Director of the Community Foundations of Canada, and Director of St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation and has served as a Director on many private and public companies in Canada and the United States. Mr. MacIntyre is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario, a Chartered Business Valuator and holds a B. Comm. (Honours) from Queen’s University.

Martin Connell

Martin Connell is a private investor. His primary business interest was Conwest Exploration Company Limited, which he joined in 1965. He has served on numerous corporate and charitable boards and he recently retired as Chair of the Toronto Community Foundation. He is a co-founder of ACE Bakery Limited. Mr. Connell holds honourary doctorate degrees from five Canadian universities. His other honours and awards include the CESO Award for International Development, Ontario Entrepreneur of the Year Award, the Order of Ontario, The Pearson Peace Medal from the United Nations Association and Officer of the Order of Canada.

Linda Haynes

Linda Haynes is co-founder of ACE Bakery, one of Canada’s preeminent artisanal bakeries. She is co-founder of Calmeadow, a charitable organization focused on micro-finance in Latin America, Africa and Canada. Ms Haynes has been awarded the Order of Canada and has also been honoured with the CESO Award for International Development and Ontario Entrepreneur of the Year.

Rosamond Ivey

Rosamond Ivey is Managing Partner of JRS Group, a family office she founded in 1992. Prior to JRS Group, Roz spent six years in investment banking and two years in venture capital. She is Chair of the Ivey Foundation and its investment committee. Roz leads the Ivey Foundation’s initiatives in impact and environmental investing and corporate shareholder engagements. She is currently a Director of Greenchip Financial Corporation, a Toronto-based fund manager in the green economy. Roz is a Director of the International Institute for Sustainable Development, Winnipeg, as well as a member of the Investment Committee of Western University and a past member of its Board of Governors. She is a Vice-President and Trustee of the Art Gallery of Ontario, a past member of the Advisory Board of Flag Capital Management (a fund-of- funds manager of venture capital and private equity in Stamford, Connecticut), a past member of the Advisory Faculty of the Institute for Private Investors, New York (a networking and educational forum for families), Director of World Wildlife Fund Canada and Henry Birks and Sons. Roz lives in Toronto and New York.

John MacIntyre

John MacIntyre is a founding partner with Birch Hill Equity Partners. He has over 30 years of experience in private equity and investment banking. From 1995 to 2000, he was head of TD’s Global Private Equity businesses and President of TD Capital. From 1987 to 1994 and from 2000 to 2002, Mr. MacIntyre was Vice Chair and Global Head, Investment Banking with TD Securities. He is currently Chairman of HomEquity Bank, a Director of the Community Foundations of Canada, and Director of St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation and has served as a Director on many private and public companies in Canada and the United States. Mr. MacIntyre is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario, a Chartered Business Valuator and holds a B. Comm. (Honours) from Queen’s University.

Hon. David R. Peterson

P.C., Q.C., O.Ont., C. St. J., L. d’H.,D.U., L.L.D.

David Peterson is Chairman of the Toronto law firm Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP. In 1975, he was elected as a Member of the Ontario Legislature and became leader of the Ontario Liberal party in 1982. He served as Premier of the Province between 1985 and 1990. Mr. Peterson is Chancellor Emeritus of the University of Toronto; current director of St. Michael’s Hospital and Chair of the successful Toronto Bid for 2015 Pan-Am Games. He is a director of a number of public and private companies in Canada including Rogers Communications Inc., Franco-Nevada Corporation and Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. He is currently a Governor of the Stratford Festival. He was also the founding Chairman of the Toronto Raptors Basketball Club Inc. and Chapters Inc. He has been awarded the Order of Ontario and the Ordre de la Pleaide. He holds the Knight of the Order of the Legion of Honour of France and was summoned by Her Majesty to the Privy Council in 1992. Mr. Peterson has received honorary doctorates degrees from a number of universities.

Harry Rosen

Harry Rosen is the founder of Harry Rosen Inc., a pre-eminent chain of menswear in the 7 major markets of Canada. Mr. Rosen was appointed to the Order of Canada in 2003 and sits on the Advisory Board of the Cambridge Group of Clubs. He is actively involved in major fundraising campaigns for Ryerson, McEwen and Holland Bloorview.

Bill Stedman

Mr. Stedman has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ENTx Capital Corporation, a private holding company specializing in investments in the electric power industry, since its inception in 2001. From 1997 to 2000 he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Pembina Pipeline Corporation, the operating company of Pembina Pipeline Income Fund and from 1993 to 1997, Mr. Stedman was President and Chief Executive Officer of Pembina Corporation, a privately held oil, gas and pipeline company. He is a member of the board of directors of several companies including Keyera Facilities Income Fund., a publicly traded natural gas processing company and OMERS Energy Inc, a privately owned oil and gas exploration and production company. Mr. Stedman received an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School, a Bachelor of Civil Engineering (with distinction) from McGill University, and a Bachelor of Science from Dalhousie University.

David Wilson

David Wilson is the recently retired Chair of the Ontario Securities Commission following an extensive 35-year career in Canada’s securities industry. Prior to his appointment as OSC Chair, Mr. Wilson was Vice Chair responsible for the global corporate and investment banking activities of Scotiabank. Mr. Wilson also serves on numerous corporate and charitable boards. He is the Chairman of the Greater Toronto Airport Authority. He holds a B.Comm. from the University of Toronto and an MBA from York University.

Hon. David R. Peterson

P.C., Q.C., O.Ont., C. St. J., L. d’H.,D.U., L.L.D.

David Peterson is Chairman of the Toronto law firm Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP. In 1975, he was elected as a Member of the Ontario Legislature and became leader of the Ontario Liberal party in 1982. He served as Premier of the Province between 1985 and 1990. Mr. Peterson is Chancellor Emeritus of the University of Toronto; current director of St. Michael’s Hospital and Chair of the successful Toronto Bid for 2015 Pan-Am Games. He is a director of a number of public and private companies in Canada including Rogers Communications Inc., Franco-Nevada Corporation and Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. He is currently a Governor of the Stratford Festival. He was also the founding Chairman of the Toronto Raptors Basketball Club Inc. and Chapters Inc. He has been awarded the Order of Ontario and the Ordre de la Pleaide. He holds the Knight of the Order of the Legion of Honour of France and was summoned by Her Majesty to the Privy Council in 1992. Mr. Peterson has received honorary doctorates degrees from a number of universities.

Harry Rosen

Harry Rosen is the founder of Harry Rosen Inc., a pre-eminent chain of menswear in the 7 major markets of Canada. Mr. Rosen was appointed to the Order of Canada in 2003 and sits on the Advisory Board of the Cambridge Group of Clubs. He is actively involved in major fundraising campaigns for Ryerson, McEwen and Holland Bloorview.

Bill Stedman

Mr. Stedman has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ENTx Capital Corporation, a private holding company specializing in investments in the electric power industry, since its inception in 2001. From 1997 to 2000 he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Pembina Pipeline Corporation, the operating company of Pembina Pipeline Income Fund and from 1993 to 1997, Mr. Stedman was President and Chief Executive Officer of Pembina Corporation, a privately held oil, gas and pipeline company. He is a member of the board of directors of several companies including Keyera Facilities Income Fund., a publicly traded natural gas processing company and OMERS Energy Inc, a privately owned oil and gas exploration and production company. Mr. Stedman received an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School, a Bachelor of Civil Engineering (with distinction) from McGill University, and a Bachelor of Science from Dalhousie University.

David Wilson

David Wilson is the recently retired Chair of the Ontario Securities Commission following an extensive 35-year career in Canada’s securities industry. Prior to his appointment as OSC Chair, Mr. Wilson was Vice Chair responsible for the global corporate and investment banking activities of Scotiabank. Mr. Wilson also serves on numerous corporate and charitable boards. He is the Chairman of the Greater Toronto Airport Authority. He holds a B.Comm. from the University of Toronto and an MBA from York University.

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