Portfolio Manager Rupel Ruparelia on mining tour

Rupel Ruparelia touring a mining site as part of the team's ongoing research to identify companies that meet their investment criteria.

Rupel M. Ruparelia, BA, CFA

President

Rupel has been in the investment industry since 1994. He started in the mutual fund client service of Richardson Greenshields. Rupel joined Rob Richards in early 1996 as Trader and Research Associate.

Rupel graduated from Queen's University in 1993 with a B.A. in economics. He has completed various industry courses, including the Ivey Executive Program at the University of Western Ontario, and the CFA program in 1999.

Rupel is married to Marcy and has two children.

"We want our clients to understand what we do and why we do it. We have a good long term track record . . . Money managers often chase hot stocks because they don't want to underperform in the short run. Such short-term focus is not right for their clients over longer periods of time."