Mark S. Kent, President & CEO

Mark Kent has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. He founded Portfolio Strategies Corporation in November 1994, and Portfolio Strategies Securities Inc. in April 2008.

Before establishing PSC, Mark was the Alberta provincial trading officer for a national mutual fund dealer. He is a CFA charterholder (1999) and a Chartered Life Underwriter (2017).He has completed the Canadian Securities Course, RR Exam, Partners Directors and Senior Officers Course, Branch Managers Exam, Canadian Investment Funds Course, and the Canadian Futures Exam 1 & 2. Mark has also been active in numerous industry groups for many years, including the Fundserv Standards Steering Committee and Advocis Subcommittee on Investment. He is a member in good standing and has been an active participant with the Independent Financial Brokers Association, as well as Fundserv’s MFDA Advisory Council. Mark is a board member of the Federation of Mutual Fund Dealers, and he is a member of the Board of Directors of the Private Capital Markets Association of Canada. Mark’s personal interests include travelling, golf, all things aviation, and World War history, particularly from a Canadian perspective.