President, CEO & Founder, Emerge Canada Inc.
Lisa Langley is the President, CEO & Founder of Emerge. Lisa has over 30 years of investment management industry experience. Prior to founding Emerge, Lisa has worked globally in the financial industry, she worked for over 20 years in Toronto where she was the President & COO of First Asset Advisory Services in Toronto, Canada where she raised over a billion dollars in assets and successfully sold the firm. She then went on to the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) where she was the Vice President of Member Services. Following this Lisa made her way to Scotland where she was the Managing Director of Global Product Development for Alliance Trust. Lisa then landed in Buffalo, NY as the Partner and CCO of Sandhill Investment Management, before founding Emerge. Having served in multiple executive roles in the product development and distribution sectors in the US, Canada, and UK, Lisa found it was time to take her expertise and start Emerge. In Canada Lisa is the first and only female IFM owner in Canada. She has recently won CEO of the Year (sponsored by Wealth Professional) and has been featured on Wealth Professional’s Hotlist.
Lisa graduated from Loyola University Maryland with a BA in Finance and later received her MBA from the Kellogg Schulich School of Business Executive MBA Program.