Babak Pedram – President – Over the course of his career, Babak has worked with numerous public and private companies across North America and Europe as an Investment Banker and an Investor Relations professional. He is an advisor to Accelerated Ventures, a healthcare incubator based out of Montreal, Quebec. He is also a member of the Advisory Council at Philip Aziz Health Centre. Babak has Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science degrees from Queen’s University.

Prit Singh – Vice President – Prit has experience working on both the buy and sell side as an investment analyst at a boutique asset management firm, and as an analyst at a private investment bank. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree (Honours), specializing in finance and strategy from Brock University. At Brock, Prit served as sector analyst for the University’s Investment Club. Prit has completed the CSC and is a candidate in the CFA program.

Corey Cohen – Associate – Corey graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University in 2013 with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Business Management degree. Corey then went on to pursue a Masters degree in Economics at York University graduating in 2014. Prior to joining Virtus, Corey worked as an associate at a boutique hedge fund and as an analyst covering corporate real estate leasing. He is a candidate in the CFA program.

Daniel McGruder – General Counsel – Dan provides ongoing and transactional legal and strategic business advisory service to Virtus and its clients.  Prior to joining Virtus, since 2009 Dan has practiced corporate and securities law with two of Toronto’s leading law firms. Dan has experience representing clients in a wide variety of transactions, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance (public and private offerings of debt and equity products, acting for issuers and underwriters), securities and registrant regulation/compliance and general operational corporate and commercial matters. Dan graduated in the top 2% of his class at Dalhousie Law School, and also earned bachelors degrees from Queen’s University.