Kyle MacDonald is Portfolio Manager with Gallant MacDonald at CIBC Private Wealth. The practice operates as an outsourced chief investment officer for Canadian families. Previously, Kyle led the Financial Services practice at Veritas Investment Research, an independent equity research firm. In this role, he was awarded the Thomson Reuters StarMine – recognizing him as the best overall stock picker in Banks and Insurance.
Prior thereto, Kyle began his career at Ernst and Young where he was awarded National Honor Roll status for his performance on the Uniform Final Exam (UFE). Kyle holds the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designations.
Kyle received an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen's University where he concurrently played for the Varsity Football team. He was also a member of the 2009 Vanier Cup winning program.
Beyond his wealth practice, Kyle co-founded Capitalize for Kids, a charity which raises over $2 million annually for the highest priority needs in the field of children’s brain and mental health. Capitalize for Kids received the Toronto Board of Trade Business Excellence award in community service for 2015. Kyle has been recognized among Canada’s Top 40 Under 40, is a member of the Board for the Ontario Brain Institute, sits on the SickKids Campaign Cabinet, and he was recognized as a Global Shaper by the World Economic Forum in 2013.