Zeljko (Jocko) Toic
Former Certified Financial Planner
Jocko Toic was trained by a large national financial company, and realized the short comings for clients and concluded ‘clients deserve something better’. Jocko has aligned his business with some of the best investment opportunities available. His goal is to provide his clients with diversified, non-correlated investment solutions to not only protect their capital, but provide growth. He believes in educating his clients and then putting his skills to work for them. He puts his clients first — always — ensuring he builds an investment structure that best positions them for success. He wouldn’t have it any other way.
Robert Audet, MBA
President and Chief Executive Officer
Robert Audet is the firm’s president and CEO. Before being fully involved with his Cape Cove management company since 2013, he worked in the international interbank area of foreign exchange (FX) markets for over thirty years. Robert has worked for recognized financial institutions such as the Toronto Dominion Bank, the Union Bank of Switzerland, Crédit Lyonnais, the Royal Bank of Canada and the National Bank of Canada. Robert holds a joint MBA degree in international finance from Université Laval and York University.
Jean-Christophe Daigneault, M.Sc., CFA
Chief Compliance Officer
Jean-Christophe Daigneault is the chief compliance officer for the entire firm. He has over 25 years of experience in the financial field, mainly in large organizations such as the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, PSP Investments, Investissement Québec and National Bank Financial. His experience ranges from investments to investment support to financial research. During his career, Jean-Christophe has worked in fields related to bonds, shares, and exempt and private market products. Jean-Christophe holds an MSc degree in Finance from Université de Sherbrooke, and a CFA designation from the CFA Institute.
Claude Dufour, M.A., C.L.U
Executive Vice President
Claude Dufour is the firm’s executive vice president. He has over 20 years of experience in the financial services field. He has worked in various firms as director of compliance, mutual fund director and financial security advisor in the fields of mutual funds and exempt market products. Claude enjoys perfecting and sharing his knowledge. Indeed, in his career path he has been alternately a student and an instructor, in the fields of finance and life insurance. He thus holds several certifications, including the designation of A.V.A. (C.L.U. – chartered life underwriter) from the Chambre de la sécurité financière. He holds a master’s degree from Université Laval.
Vice President Corporate Development
Nick Tzaferis is the firm’s vice president corporate development. His experience of over 28 years in financial markets began when he was financial services director at the Bank of Montreal. Since then, he has worked as a financial advisor in various companies and as chief executive officer for alternative investments, speculative funds and structured products. He is also a chartered mortgage broker specializing in commercial and residential mortgages and in business financing. As a financial advisor, Nick has an in-depth knowledge of exempt, investment and insurance products, in the private market, investment capital, financing and capital raising sectors. Nick holds a bachelor’s degree from Concordia University. In addition, throughout his career he has taken corporate finance courses and holds several certifications in that area.
Benoît Crispin, M. Fin., R.L.U.
Vice President Business Development
Benoit Crispin is the firm’s vice president business development. He has over 20 years of experience in the financial sector. He began his career as a researcher for a university research centre in bio-industry management, before collaborating in the establishment of the Institut de finance mathématique de Montréal (IFM2). Afterward, he worked in the investment field as an advisor and associate portfolio manager in a private management firm, and then worked as a financial analyst on behalf of a pension plan consulting firm. He was also a financial security advisor, mutual fund representative and exempt market dealer representative in a financial services firm where he was responsible for coordinating financial planning services for corporate clients. Benoit holds a master’s degree in financial research from the École des sciences de la gestion. He completed two levels of the CFA program (CFA Institute) and successfully completed the IQPF Financial Planner Training. He is currently enrolled in the CAIA (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst) program.