President & Chief Executive Officer
Carol is responsible for the oversight and building of the asset management business and has direct responsibility for all functions within the Bridgehouse operation. Carol joined the firm in 2002 and has more than 35 years of experience in the financial services industry. A Chartered Professional Accountant, Carol also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration. Though her “day job” is running a firm that sells investment funds, Carol has also spent considerable time over the past years presenting across Canada and internationally in an effort to spread awareness of the impact of Mental Health & The Financial Advice Relationship – sharing research findings and tools passionately developed from Bridgehouse’s desire to galvanize the industry to do more to protect vulnerable investors. Carol has served on the boards of a number of organizations (industry and charitable). As past Chair, Carol continues to sit on the Board of Directors and is Chair of the Governance Committee of The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC). She also serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee for the Lakeridge Health Foundation in Durham Region. Carol is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Leah is responsible for finance, operations, human resources and strategic initiatives for Bridgehouse, oversees client servicing and is responsible for the operational activities of the Bridgehouse Funds. Before moving to the operational side, Leah was Director, Global Marketing Communications for Brandes across North America. She earned her Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree with honours from Wilfrid Laurier University.