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Leadership Group
Scott Mackenzie CEO
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Kevin Barber CAO
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Bryan Moffitt COO
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Peter Sousaris CCO
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Ronald White CFO
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Paul Stapleton CTO
Sales and Business Development
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Stephen Cosburn VP, Sales and
Relationship Management
(416) 216-2670
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Lawrence McCann VP, Sales and
Relationship Management
(416) 216-4485
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Russell Moldowan Regional Director, Sales and
Relationship Management (West)
(604) 754-4838
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Tisha Lawton VP, Product Solutions (416) 216-2650
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Who we are

Fidelity Clearing Canada

Fidelity Clearing Canada, founded in Toronto in 2009, provides Canadian registered brokerage firms and portfolio managers with trade execution, clearing, custody and back-office support.

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Meet the Leadership Group

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Scott Mackenzie CEO
Scott MacKenzie is a business development leader with over 20 years’ experience in financial services. He joined Fidelity Clearing Canada in 2011 as Senior Vice President, Business Development, responsible for sales, relationship management, platform strategy and marketing. Before joining Fidelity, Scott spent ten years with Broadridge Financial Solutions as the vice president of sales for their Canadian securities processing services division.

Scott graduated with honours from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. He holds the Partners, Directors and Senior Officers (PDO) designation and successfully completed the Canadian Securities Conduct and Practices course.
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Kevin Barber CAO
Kevin Barber joined FCC in October 2016. In addition to his CAO role, he continues in his role as Senior Vice President, Client Services, for Fidelity Investments Canada. Kevin has been with Fidelity for over 16 years, previously holding senior management roles in finance, products and marketing, institutional sales and service and fund treasury and risk. As CAO, Kevin oversees finance, technology, risk and compliance, project management and human resources.

Before joining Fidelity, Kevin worked in public accounting and management consulting at KPMG and PwC, respectively, and also in property and casualty insurance. He holds an honours degree from the University of Waterloo and an MBA from York University. He is a Certified Professional (Chartered) Accountant.
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Bryan Moffitt COO
As Chief Operating Officer, Bryan Moffitt is responsible for trading, treasury, operations, client service and onboarding. A proven leader with over 25 years’ experience in the securities industry, he has been with Fidelity since 2010. He joined the firm as Chief Compliance Officer and eventually added the role of Chief Risk Officer. Before joining Fidelity, Bryan spent 19 years with RBC, working in increasingly responsible trading, operations and compliance roles.

Bryan sits on many industry committees and is a former instructor for both the Canadian Securities Institute and the Institute of Canadian Bankers. He has achieved both the Certified Investment Manager and Derivatives Market Specialist designations, and is a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute.
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Peter Sousaris CCO
Peter Sousaris has been with Fidelity Clearing Canada since 2016, when he joined the firm as CCO and Head of the Risk department. As VP, Risk Oversight, Peter ensures delivery of an effective compliance function, while developing and implementing FCC’s overall risk function and framework.

Previously, Peter was CCO/CRO at JitneyTrade, and before that served as CCO and branch manager for EuroPacific Canada. He also worked at the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) as a business conduct examiner. Peter’s degree in finance/accounting is from Concordia University.
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Ronald White CFO
Ronald White, a financial leader with over 30 years’ experience, joined Fidelity Clearing Canada in 2010. He oversees all aspects of the finance function, with responsibility for planning, analysis, internal control, client billing and audit oversight. Ron supports FCC’s income, indirect and operational tax requirements. A Corporate Director and Secretary of the Board of Directors, he also serves on the senior management, risk and business acceptance committees.

Ron spent eight years at E*TRADE Canada as CFO and VP, Finance. He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. Ron holds the Certified Professional (Chartered) Accountant; Partners, Directors and Senior Officers; and Chief Financial Officers designations. He is a past treasurer/director of the Ontario Division of the Canadian Cancer Society.
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Paul Stapleton CTO
A 23-year veteran of the Canadian financial industry, Paul Stapleton joined FCC in May 2017. He manages evolving technology strategy and continuous platform development, implementation and delivery of new services and solutions, and technical alignment to help clients service their businesses.

Paul was part of the executive team that built DundeeWealth from independent IIROC and MFDA dealers in the early 2000s, before the firm’s sale to ScotiaBank in 2010.

Recently, Paul served as SVP, Information Technology, for investment dealer Dundee Securities, and as VP, Information Technology, for merchant banking firm Dundee Corporation. He graduated from Trinity College in the University of Toronto and has completed the Partners, Directors and Senior Officers (PDO) course.

MEET THE SALES & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT TEAM

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Stephen Cosburn VP, Sales and Relationship Management
(416) 216-2670
At FCC since 2012, Stephen Cosburn has over 25 years’ experience in financial services. He has worked extensively to add new client relationships in FCC’s core area of servicing the introducing broker and portfolio management segments. Alongside his business-development activities, Steve assists customers in leveraging FCC tools and capabilities to grow their businesses.

Before joining Fidelity, Steve spent over five years with another U.S./Canada carrying broker. He also worked as an account manager with a multinational service bureau for 12 IIROC broker dealer firms, supporting daily securities processing, including year-end tax administrative services, and business goal and sales planning. Steve graduated with an MBA from the University of Miami and a Bachelor of Commerce from McMaster University.
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Lawrence McCann VP, Sales and Relationship Management
(416) 216-4485
Lawrence joined FCC in 2018 and is responsible for growing the company’s presence in the Investment Counsellor / Portfolio Manager segment. He is an innovative and creative business leader with the vision, commitment, broad technical background, packaging and consensus building skills required to develop, deliver and manage leading wealth management products, services and advice.

Lawrence is a graduate of the University of Toronto Bachelor of Commerce program majoring in Finance, Economics and Marketing. A veteran of the financial services industry, Lawrence has over 25 years of experience in sales, communications, product development, private wealth management and estate planning. Prior to joining FCC, Lawrence spent five years at TD Wealth Management, most recently as Senior Manager, Strategic Development, Private Trust.
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Russell Moldowan Regional Director, Sales and Relationship Management (West)
(604) 754-4838
Based in Vancouver, Russell Moldowan is Fidelity Clearing Canada’s business development and relationship management contact for portfolio managers in western Canada. A seasoned investment professional with 20 years’ experience managing investment portfolios, Russell has been with FCC since 2016. For the past 17 years, he has developed SMA programs and launched funds of funds.

Before joining Fidelity, Russell spent 15 years managing investment portfolios and sub-advisory relationships with the credit union system in Canada. Being registered with securities commissions and IIROC as an advising representative has afforded Russell a view of the industry from FCC’s clients’ perspectives. He graduated from British Columbia’s Institute of Technology and holds a Chartered Investment Manager designation from the Canadian Securities Institute.
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Tisha Lawton VP, Product Solutions
(416) 216-2650
Tisha Lawton is a financial services product specialist with over 15 years’ experience. She joined FCC in 2017 to expand the team and provide clients with solutions to maximize their businesses.

Before joining Fidelity, Tisha spent many years in product roles at various large independent broker dealer firms, focused on building and enhancing fee-based and managed account platforms.

She holds a Finance HBBA from Brock University and has completed the Partners, Directors and Senior Officers (PDO) and Canadian Securities courses.