Make the most of your membership! Volunteer to serve on an AIMSE Committee. For more information, contact the AIMSE office at [email protected] or the committee chairperson.


2021 Fall Conference Committee

John Mirante — Co-Chair
BMO Global Asset Management

Keith Wosneski — Co-Chair
Mackenzie Investments


2021 Annual Conference Committee

Christa Maxwell – Co-Chair
Acuitas Investments, LLC

Sean Clark – Co-Chair
Westwood Management Corp.


Education Committee

Michael Gillis – Chair
TD Asset Management

Tony Buscemi
Gallatin Capital LLC

Peter Crivelli
Carillon Tower Advisors


2020 Annual Conference Committee

Matt Pawlak — Chair
Dimensional Fund Advisors

Maureen Hays
Principal Global Investors

Organizes the program for the Annual Conference


Awards Committee

Michael Gillis — Chair
President, AIMSE
TD Greystone Asset Managemento

Oversees nomination and selection process of Richard A. Lothrop Award and Friends of AIMSE Award


Canadian Committee

Kimberley Woolverton — Chair
Foyston, Gordon & Payne, Inc.


  • Organizes the program for the AIMSE Canadian Conference
  • Board liaison
  • Membership development beyond Toronto environs (liaison with membership committee)



Communications Committee

Gus Catsavis, CFA — Co-Chair
Pinnacle Asset Management, L.P.

Mark Sullivan — Co-Chair
Bridgeway Capital Management


  • Oversees maintenance of the AIMSE website, AIMSE resources library, and social media accounts
  • Conducts media relations and legislative issues if necessary
  • Develops and organizes educational programs and initiatives for the membership



2019 Fall Conference Committee

Tasleem Jamal, CFA — Co-Chair
Sprucegrove Investment Management Ltd.

Derek Tubbs — Co-Chair
CornerCap Investment Counsel

Organizes the program for the Fall Conference


Finance Committee

Adam Gerentine – Chair

Miriam Tai, CFA. CAIA
Franklin Templeton Investments

Michael R. Gillis
TD Greystone Asset Management

Kurt P. Terrien
Clarkston Capital Partners

Performs financial oversight activities in coordination with the AIMSE management team and AIMSE executive officers


Membership Committee

Derek Tubbs, Co-Chair
CornerCap Investment Counsel

Tony Buscemi, Co-Chair
Gallatin Capital


  • Membership development
  • Pro-active Growth Program
  • Mentorship Program



Nominating Committee

Michael Gillis
President Emeritus
TD Asset Management


  • Vets potential Board and Executive Committee candidates
  • Oversees Board of Directors succession



Partner Relations Committee

Keith Wosneski — Co-Chair
Mackenzie Investments

Greg Bauer, CFA, CAIA — Co-Chair
Parametric Portfolio Associates

Works to ensure that sponsors and exhibitors receive value and recognition through their participation


Regional Events Committee

Sean Clark, CFA — Co-Chair
Westwood Holdings Group, Inc.

Keith Wosneski — Co-Chair
Mackenzie Investments

Organizes and develops content for regional workshops and networking events


Scholarship Committee

John P. Mirante, CFA, CPA — Co-Chair
BMO Global Asset Management

Kerra Smith — Co-Chair
Lawton Park Capital Management, LP

Research and development of AIMSE scholarship fund


Strategic Planning Committee

Michael R. Gillis
TD Greystone Asset Management

Kurt P. Terrien — Co-Chair
Clarkston Capital Partners

Adam Gerentine

Miriam Tai, CFA, CAIA – Co-Chair
Franklin Templeton Investments

Research and development of future programs and initiatives to provide continued value to the membership and direction of the organization


AIMSE Europe Council Members