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Each Aston Hill team member offers a unique perspective – and it's the combination of this diversity of scope, experience, knowledge, and focus that resonates with discerning investors.

Our Team

Sales and Marketing

JD Rothstein

JD Rothstein

Senior Vice President and National Sales Manager
JD Rothstein joined Aston Hill in April 2013. Prior to joining Aston Hill, Mr. Rothstein was Senior Vice President and National Sales Manager for Sprott Asset Management from 2011 to 2013. While at Sprott, Mr. Rothstein was responsible for overseeing all sales and business development functions directly supporting Canadian investment advisors. Prior to his time at Sprott, Mr. Rothstein spent fifteen years with Dynamic Mutual Funds as Vice President, Business Development. Mr. Rothstein graduated from McGill University with a B.A.

Contact:
Phone: (416) 583-2303
Email: jdrothstein@astonhill.ca 
Inside Sales Support: Deven Bhalla
Sheldon Cameron

Sheldon Cameron

Vice President, Sales (Alberta)

Sheldon Cameron joined Aston Hill in August of 2013. Prior to joining Aston Hill, Mr. Cameron spent over 9 years working as Vice President, Business Development at Dynamic Funds, working closely with advisors in Calgary and Edmonton. Mr. Cameron has also worked numerous sales and managerial roles including within the financial services industry, including 4 years at AGF Funds where he advanced from Regional Sales Representative to Vice President, Sales. Mr. Cameron first joined the industry in 1997 as marketing manager at TD Evergreen. Mr. Cameron graduated from the field of management studies at N.A.I.T.

Contact:
Phone: (403) 836-7222
Email: scameron@astonhill.ca
Inside Sales Support: Shawn Cohn

 

Adrian Chow

Adrian Chow

Vice President, Sales (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Etobicoke, North York)
Adrian Chow joined Aston Hill in May, 2013. For the previous 9 years, he was District Vice-President, Sales for several regions across the country at Fidelity Investments, including areas in Ontario, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan. In a previous role, Mr. Chow managed several of Fidelity’s key partnerships and large accounts as National Account Manager, Institutional Sales. Mr. Chow graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Commerce, and is a Level 2 Candidate for the Chartered Financial Analyst designation

Contact:
Phone: (647) 523-3321
Email: achow@astonhill.ca
Inside Sales Support: Deven Bhalla
DJ French

DJ French

Vice President, Sales (Atlantic Canada)

DJ joined Aston Hill in August 2013. Prior to joining Aston Hill, Mr. French spent the previous three years working as Vice President, U.S. Business Development at Dundee Wealth US from their Philadelphia, PA office. Mr. French has also worked for over 10 years in Atlantic Canada as Vice President, Business Development of Dynamic Funds. Mr. French shares his 18+ years of experience in the financial services industry with his clients, helping them deliver outstanding value to their respective businesses. Mr. French graduated from the University of New Brunswick specializing in International Relations.

Contact:
Phone: (902) 219-3995
Email: djfrench@astonhill.ca
Inside Sales Support: Cynthia Maisonneuve

Neil Greenbaum

Neil Greenbaum

Vice President, Sales Management (Golden Horseshoe, Eastern Ontario)
Neil Greenbaum joined Aston Hill in July 2013. Prior to joining Aston Hill, Mr. Greenbaum was SVP, Sales & Service at Sprott Asset Management from 2012 to 2013. Neil brings over 20 years managerial and sales experience working within the Canadian financial services industry. In 1994 he joined Dundee Wealth where he built and led various departments on both sides of the business, including the Customer Service and Training & Development departments on the retail brokerage side, as well as the inside sales team at Dynamic Funds. Starting in 2008 Mr. Greenbaum spent two years as a wholesaler at Dynamic Funds, leading the number one territory in terms of both gross and net sales. Mr. Greenbaum graduated from Concordia University and the Queens Executive Leadership program.

Contact:
Phone: (416) 583-2330
Email: ngreenbaum@astonhill.ca
Michael Hirshfeld

Michael Hirshfeld

Vice President, Sales (Downtown Toronto, South Western Ontario)
Michael Hirshfeld joined Aston Hill in December 2011. Prior to joining Aston Hill, Mr. Hirshfeld was the National Sales Manager at Salida Capital from 2009 to 2011, where he was responsible for all sales and initiatives in support of Salida's funds. Mr. Hirshfeld was also National Sales Manager at Goodwood Inc. from 2007 to 2009, and spent four years as VP and Regional Sales Manager at Tricycle Asset Management. Mr. Hirshfeld graduated from the University of Western Ontario with an LL.B. and serves as co-chair of AIMA Canada Sales Practices Committee.

Contact:
Phone: (416) 583-2306
Email: mhirshfeld@astonhill.ca
Inside Sales Support: Cynthia Maisonneuve
Marco Manocchio

Marco Manocchio

Vice President, Sales (Qu├ębec, Ottawa)

Marco Manocchio joined Aston Hill in May 2014. Prior to joining Aston Hill, Mr. Manocchio was Vice-President, Regional Sales at BMO Global Asset Management from 2008 to 2014, prior to which he held sales roles at several Montreal-based fund companies including OpenSky Capital and TAL Fund Management. Mr. Manocchio has more than 20 years of experience within the Canadian financial services industry, specifically in mutual funds, ETFs, segregated funds and structured products. Mr. Manocchio is a graduate from both McGill University and l’Université de Laval. He received his Financial Planning certification from L’Institut Québécois de planification financière and is in the process of completing his Chartered Investment Manager designation.

Contact:
Phone: (514) 241-9988
Email: mmanocchio@astonhill.ca

Karl Palmen

Karl Palmen

Vice President, Sales (British Columbia)

Karl Palmen joined Aston Hill in May 2014. Prior to joining Aston Hill, Mr. Palmen was Vice President for NexGen Financial where he spent eight years as the Vice President of Sales. While at NexGen, Mr. Palmen was responsible for overseeing all sales and business development functions in British Columbia and Edmonton. Prior to NexGen, Mr. Palmen spent twelve years at CI Investments, the past ten of which he was a Vice President of Sales, in addition to earlier roles in Client Services and Marketing. Mr. Palmen graduated from Concordia University with a B.Comm in Finance.

Contact:
Phone: (604) 679-9366
Email: kpalmen@astonhill.ca
Inside Sales Support: Shawn Cohn

Deven Bhalla

Deven Bhalla

Inside Sales Associate
Deven Bhalla joined Aston Hill in November 2013. Prior to joining Aston Hill, Mr. Bhalla was a District Sales Associate at Fidelity Investments from 2011 to 2013, covering the Mississauga region. Prior to his time at Fidelity, Mr. Bhalla spent over a year working as a Mutual Fund Advisor at TD Investment Services in Markham, designing financial strategies for clients to help meet their long-term financial goals. Mr. Bhalla graduated from University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Arts, Economics for Management.

Contact:
Phone: (416) 583-2332
Email: dbhalla@astonhill.ca
Covers: JD RothsteinAdrian Chow
Shawn Cohn

Shawn Cohn

Inside Sales Associate

Shawn Cohn joined Aston Hill in August 2013. Prior to joining Aston Hill, Mr. Cohn was an inside wholesaler for ONE Financial from 2012 to 2013, as part of the Western Canada sales team. Prior to his time at ONE, Mr. Cohn interned at RBC Wealth Management, working with an investment advisory team in Toronto. Mr. Cohn graduated from the Schulich School of Business with an honours B.B.A. He has also earned his Canadian Investment Manager designation, and is a Level II candidate in the CFA program.

Contact:
Phone: (416) 583-2324 
Email: scohn@astonhill.ca 
Covers: Sheldon Cameron, Karl Palmen

Cynthia Maisonneuve

Cynthia Maisonneuve

Inside Sales Associate

Cynthia Maisonneuve joined Aston Hill in August 2013. Prior to joining Aston Hill, Ms. Maisonneuve was a Sales Associate at Fidelity Investments responsible for supporting two wholesalers servicing investment advisors across the Toronto downtown core and the GTA. Prior to her time at Fidelity, Ms. Maisonneuve spent 6 years at RBC in various roles including Corporate Communications, Media Relations and internal communication for numerous divisions, specifically RBC Direct Investing, Canadian Banking, and Dominion Securities.  Ms. Maisonneuve graduated from Ryerson University with a B.A.

Contact:
Phone: (416) 583-2316
Email: cmaisonneuve@astonhill.ca
Covers: Michael Hirshfeld, DJ French
 

Nana Attuah

Nana Attuah

Sales Assistant

Nana Attuah joined Aston Hill in October 2012, prior to which she spent 2 years teaching grades 2 through 6 in London, England.  In her current role, Ms. Attuah works closely with the sales team supporting them in their efforts to manage both existing relationships and develop new relationships with Investment Advisors across Canada. Ms. Attuah is also responsible for providing a liaison between the sales team and the portfolio managers and supports the portfolio managers in various projects as it relates to the marketing of their funds. Additionally, Ms. Attuah is the Executive Assistant to Aston Hill’s Chief Operating Officer.  Ms. Attuah graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a B.A. in Political Science and Psychology, and has since completed the Canadian Securities Course.

Lindsay Artkin

Lindsay Artkin

Vice President, Marketing

Lindsay Artkin joined Aston Hill in June 2012. Prior to Aston Hill, Ms. Artkin spent four years managing the marketing department at Salida Capital, a Toronto-based alternative investment management firm, where she was instrumental in the development and implementation of the firm’s branding and marketing communications strategy. Prior to joining Salida, Ms. Artkin held various marketing positions in the Canadian financial sector, most notably assisting with the rebranding of First Associates Investment Inc. to Blackmont Capital (now Macquarie Private Wealth). In addition to implementing the firm's corporate marketing strategy, Ms. Artkin also provided ongoing marketing support to Blackmont’s investment advisors. Ms. Artkin graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Commerce. 

Kristin Paul

Kristin Paul

Marketing Associate

Kristin Paul joined Aston Hill in June of 2011.  Prior to joining Aston Hill, Ms. Paul spent two years doing Visual Merchandising for a few major retail brands.  Ms. Paul currently assists in the product-management and marketing activities related to Aston Hill’s retail-focused asset management products.  Working alongside the Sales and Marketing Team, Ms. Paul offers her support in the creation and delivery of marketing materials and digital content to promote Aston Hill’s products.  Ms. Paul graduated from University of Windsor with a B.F.A. in Visual Arts, with a focus in Painting.  Ms. Paul was elected as a member of the Visual Arts Society, and both participated in and curated a number of Art Shows during her stay at the University of Windsor.

Cindy Pham

Cindy Pham

Marketing Associate

Cindy Pham joined Aston Hill in July 2014. Prior to joining Aston Hill, Ms. Pham worked at a Toronto-based marketing and communications agency providing financial services clients with integrated and customized marketing solutions.  Prior to her work on the agency side, Ms. Pham spent 6 years at Richardson GMP where she supported a Portfolio Manager on a wealth management team serving high net worth retail clients. During her time at Richardson GMP Ms. Pham was instrumental in marketing the Team’s exclusive portfolios and advanced the development and implementation of the Team’s communications materials. Ms. Pham graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a B.A. in Media Studies and has completed her Canadian Securities Course certification.

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Minimum Investment Requirements

The AHF Credit Opportunities Fund is generally available to investors that can meet a certain minimum amount of money to invest. The minimum initial investment for residents in any province or territory in accordance with applicable securities laws is set out below:

All provinces and territories $125,000 or $25,000(1)
BC, NB, NS and NL Only: $5,000(2)

Notes:

(1) A minimum purchase of $25,000 is available to residents who meet certain requirements.
(2) A minimum purchase of $5,000 is available to residents who meet certain requirements and reside in BC, NB, NS and NL by way of the prescribed OM.
Investors should contact their investment dealer or Financial Advisor for more information.

If you can comfortably invest the minimum dollar amount required in your province or territory, please accept the disclaimer below to learn more about the AHF Credit Opportunities Fund.


Disclaimer: Information pertaining to AHF Credit Opportunities Fund is not to be construed as a public offering of securities in any jurisdiction of Canada. The offering of units in the AHF Credit Opportunities Fund is made pursuant to its offering memorandum only to those investors in jurisdictions of Canada who meet certain eligibility requirements. Please read the offering memorandum carefully before investing.

Minimum Investment Requirements

The Aston Hill Opportunities Fund is generally available to investors that can meet a certain minimum amount of money to invest. The minimum initial investment for residents in any province or territory in accordance with applicable securities laws is set out below:

All provinces and territories $150,000 or $5,000(1)

Notes:

(1) A minimum purchase of $5,000 is available to residents who meet certain requirements. Investors should contact their investment dealer or Financial Advisor for more information.

If you can comfortably invest the minimum dollar amount required in your province or territory, please accept the disclaimer below to learn more about the Aston Hill Opportunities Fund.


Disclaimer: Information pertaining to Aston Hill Opportunities Fund is not to be construed as a public offering of securities in any jurisdiction of Canada. The offering of units in the Aston Hill Opportunities Fund is made pursuant to its offering memorandum only to those investors in jurisdictions of Canada who meet certain eligibility requirements. Please read the offering memorandum carefully before investing.

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