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JOHN FISHER, CFA, CPA, CA, MBA

Founder, CEO & Chief Investment Officer

 
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JOHN FISHER, CFA, CPA, CA, MBA

Founder, CEO & Chief Investment Officer

Bridgeport is led by its CEO, John Fisher, who has over 22 years of business and investment experience.  John is responsible for the overall management of Bridgeport’s business including investment research and selection and client relations.

Before founding Bridgeport, John served as a Managing Director at Clairvest Group (TSX: CVG), a Toronto-based private equity firm with approximately $1 billion of capital under management. Over ten years at Clairvest, John was responsible for sourcing, executing and managing strategic equity investments in both private and public companies.  He has served on the board of directors of several companies and acted as a key strategic advisor to senior executives and business owners.

Prior to Clairvest, John worked as an investment banker at a major Canadian bank-owned brokerage firm and in corporate finance, business valuation and accounting at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Toronto.

John earned a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.  In addition, he is a Registered Portfolio Manager and Fund Manager and holds the CPA, CA, CBV and CFA designations.