STEPHEN L. CUMMINGS B. Sc. (Econ), CPA, CA, FCA (UK) Stephen is CEO and Managing Partner of Rizolve Partners Inc., a Strategic Business Advisory practice advising clients on: value creating strategies where the establishment of profitable sustainable growth is the imperative; and the planning for and execution of strategic transactions and liquidity events to realize value.The firm advises CEOs and other stakeholders of both public and private concerns and has conducted numerous consulting assignments advising on acquisitions, disposals, financings, reorganizations, turnarounds, strategic positioning and growth. Stephen’s career has foundations as a financial expert where latterly it has been focussed within the investment industry. He has held leadership positions with top quartile performing Private Equity and Venture Capital firms investing institutional capital across the globe. Prior to that he was the CFO at a global publisher. He trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte in London, UK. Stephen is a member of the Board of Directors of Ontario Genomics and is Chairman of the audit committee. Stephen received a B. Sc. in Economics with honors from the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom. He has international credentials being a qualified CPA, CA in Ontario and is an FCA in England and Wales. He is a member of the Canadian Venture Capital Association where he has held leadership positions and Financial Executives International. He is also a sought after speaker who has spoken in Toronto and New York on Private Equity financing, valuation and International Financial Reporting Standards.
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