Dale O’Connor is the Chief Operating Officer for Vantage Asset Management. In this role, Dale is responsible for all operational and compliance-related functions at the firm – ensuring a seamless operating environment for Vantage’s investors, financial counterparties, vendors and employees.
Prior to joining Vantage in 2017, Dale was the Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) at Sprucegrove Investment Management Ltd., one of Canada’s largest independent investment managers. During Dale’s eight years at Sprucegrove he headed up a number senior initiatives related to the firm’s operations, financial reporting and compliance. Before Sprucegrove, Dale worked for seven years in the financial institutions audit practice and corporate finance group at KPMG.
Dale holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in finance from Concordia University and an MBA from Wilfrid Laurier University. Dale is a CPA-CA and a CFA Charterholder.
Depending on the season, Dale can often be spotted on the weekends with his wife and two daughters enjoying the Canadian outdoors, including, biking, the skating rink or the pool.