Chairman, Chief Investment Officer and Senior Portfolio Manager
Frank Mersch serves as Chairman, Chief Investment Officer, Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager at Front Street Capital. He holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has over 30 years of experience in the investment industry, including 11 years as an investment manager with Altamira, from 1987 to 1998. During that period he was instrumental in building an organization which had over 300 employees and approximately $17 billion of assets under management, and served as both a director and Vice President. At Altamira, Mr. Mersch managed and marketed private wealth, mutual funds and pension funds, and earned a reputation as one of the most highly regarded investment managers in Canada, frequently making appearances on “Wall Street Week” and in other investment media. Prior to joining Altamira in 1987, Mr. Mersch was President of Special Investment and Vice President of Guardian Capital Group, and Vice President of Investments at Morgan Trust Company of Canada. Since June 1999, Mr. Mersch has been a Senior Portfolio Manager for the Front Street group, managing several funds including Front Street Hedge Fund, Front Street Global Opportunities Class and Front Street Global Balanced Income Class. Mr. Mersch holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto.