James Werry

James Werry is a Managing Director at MPA. Prior to MPA, James was the founder to the predecessor to Richardson GMP and eventual CEO –built Canada’s leading independent investment dealer with over C$30 billion in AUM, managing both the company’s rapid organic growth and successful merger strategies. James was President and CEO of one of Canada’s leading Chartered banks’ brokerage divisions and served as Chair of the Executive Committee of both full service and discount brokerage divisions, overseeing overall business operations and business development initiatives. and he was a Chair of the Board of Governors of Canada’s leading independent mutual fund companies

James is a senior executive with experience as President / CEO roles in both public and private companies, leading large bank brokerage divisions and building successful start-ups in the investment management sectors.
James holds an Honours Bachelor of business administration from Ivey Business School (formerly University of Western Ontario).