Our team provides tailored investment portfolios to families, foundations, trusts and corporations.

  • Daniel Goodman
  • Effie Wolle
  • Adam Bresver
  • David Homenuk
  • Monica Ghegin-Marchand
  • Ram Bindra
  • Jenny Skytta
  • Jenny Skytta

Daniel Goodman, CFA, Chief Executive Officer

Having spent more than two decades as a senior executive, investment manager, and investor, Daniel founded GFI in 2007 to create an investment counsel with a relentless focus on client service, performance and transparency.

Committed to lifelong learning and continuing education, Daniel is a CFA Charter holder and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Western Ontario. Daniel completed executive education in Behavioural Finance and Investing from Harvard University. He also taught Financial Planning at the Schulich School of Business.

Previously, Daniel was on the board of directors of Dundee Corporation (TSX: DC.A) and served on the Finance and Investment Committee of the Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation of Toronto.

Daniel resides in Toronto with his wife and three children.

Email Dan at dgoodman@gfiic.com

Effie Wolle, CFA, MBA, Chief Investment Officer

Effie Wolle started at GFI in October 2007. From 2005 to 2007, Effie was Director of Risk Management at Morrison Financial. While at Morrison, Effie worked side-by-side with senior management, overseeing operational and strategic changes. Effie’s primary focus was in the information technology, software, and personnel industries. Prior to joining Morrison, Effie was an Actuarial Associate at Hewitt Associates, where he worked with multinational corporations on all aspects of their defined benefit pension plans. While at Hewitt, Effie completed three Society of Actuaries examinations. In 1999, Effie completed his Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Actuarial Science from The University of Western Ontario and, in 2005, he graduated with a Master of Business Administration degree from the Ivey School of Business. Effie is a CFA charterholder.

Email Effie at ewolle@gfiic.com

Monica Ghegin-Marchand, Office Manager

Monica Ghegin-Marchand joined GFI Investment Counsel in 2012, and has a background in financial services. Monica’s main responsibilities include client service and office administration.

Email Monica at mmarchand@gfiic.com

Jenny Skytta, Accounting and Compliance Officer

Jenny Skytta joined GFI in 2009. Jenny’s efforts are focused on GFI’s accounting, compliance and administration functions.

Email Jenny at jskytta@gfiic.com

David Homenuk, Trading and Operations

David Homenuk started at GFI in October 2012. David is responsible for executing and monitoring GFI’s trading activities, and also assists with other operational aspects of the firm. Prior to joining GFI, David worked at Merrill Lynch Canada.

Email David at dhomenuk@gfiic.com

Adam Bresver, Director, Business Development

Adam Bresver joined GFI in 2013. Previously, Adam spent six years working with two independent investment banking firms in Toronto, where he was focused on raising capital for emerging companies across a number of different sectors. Adam enjoys giving back to the community and is currently a member of Venture Sinai, a charitable organization that brings together the social good of philanthropy with the intellectual curiosity of research. Adam completed his Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree at Dalhousie University in 2004.

Email Adam at abresver@gfiic.com

Ram Bindra, Investment Analyst

Ram Bindra started working as a summer analyst at GFI in 2012 and continued working part time while completing his education. He joined GFI full time in April 2015.

Ram completed his Bachelor of Business Administration degree at York University’s Schulich School of Business in 2015.

He is currently pursuing his CFA designation.

Email Ram at rbindra@gfiic.com

Fuyumi Yokura, Compliance Officer

Fuyumi Yokura began working with GFI Investment Counsel in March of 2015. Fuyumi previously worked for a private investment bank where she focused on compliance and client service. Prior to her work in compliance, she worked in the marketing departments of various not-for-profit organizations. Fuyumi completed her Bachelor of Commerce at Ryerson University in 2011.

Email Fuyumi at fyokura@gfiic.com

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