Watch on Demand – Navigating the Transfer of Capital: Why Teamwork is Important

Join us as we discuss the careful navigation of capital transfer with our panel of Family Enterprise Advisors Grant Conroy and Tim Yeung. In this webinar, we’ll explore such topics as:

✔️ Playing to create wealth vs playing not to lose wealth

✔️ Why teamwork is crucial

✔️ Some practical next steps

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Grant Conroy 

Portfolio Manager / Partner

Genus Capital Management

As a portfolio manager, I work with institutions, individuals, and families.

I have a long history of being dedicated to stay ahead of the markets having started my career in 1996, covering some of the world’s largest asset managers. I continue this market journey and seek to add value on a more personal basis.

As a qualified Family Enterprise Advisor, I am versed in the complexities that can come with family wealth. This can range from how to prepare and educate the next generation and communicating legacy intentions to protecting family unity.

My own values include equality, learning, and integrity.

Outside of work, I am the chief “dad joke” teller in our household and serve on two not-for-profit boards.

Tim Yeung

Associate Advisor

Next Step Advisors

Tim Yeung brings valuable experience from his ten years of experience working in his family’s successful commercial real estate business, Peterson. His transition to the role of a Family Enterprise Advisor reflects his strong background in business and a deep understanding of family enterprise dynamics and governance structures.

Tim graduated from the UBC with a degree in Mechanical Engineering with Distinction. He is also a certified Family Enterprise Advisor (FEA) and a trained Co-Active Coach, making him well-prepared to guide families in their journey towards prosperity.

Vancouver born and raised; Tim is a life-long learner. He is deeply devoted to his love of sports analytics, powerlifting, and personal development. His interest in fostering a growth mindset extends to competitive gaming.

Tim is married with two beautiful girls and in their family’s spare time, they love to go for picnics and ice cream.


Client impact

“Graduating from a big bank to Genus was one of the best financial steps we've ever taken. Genus has delivered reliable asset growth despite our moderate risk tolerance. As our financial security has grown, we've also been the beneficiaries of a great client experience. The company's communications have been consistently transparent and informative, including educational webinars and a well-designed web portal where we can track investments daily. Most importantly to us, our portfolio manager has always responded swiftly and thoroughly to our questions and requests. ”
Martin T.
"Having relatively diverse financial goals and needs, along with a slight reticence regarding the stock market, Genus skillfully addressed all of our concerns, and put together a truly exceptional plan: Fossil free funds and a diversified investment portfolio, check; An effective Impact investment portfolio that coincides with our hopes and dreams for a better world, check; Professional advice and assistance to create a donor advised charitable fund with immediate charitable receipts for tax purposes, check. Returns? Way beyond our expectations! We even had some fun along the way and certainly enjoyed an incredible two-year start to what will be a satisfying long-term relationship with Genus."
Marc B.
“I love the service I get at Genus.”
Chris H.
“Leslie and I were fellow board members when we met twenty years ago. For the last ten she has been thoughtful in the construction of an investment strategy for my family and is executing the strategy as planned. The team at Genus has met my expectations and are a pleasure to deal with.”
Bob Q.
“For over 15 years, I have provided selection and performance evaluation of multiple investment managers for a significant family office. Leslie and Genus have been foundational for me in my role. I have always found Leslie and her colleagues to be insightful and proactive, and found the performance of their portion of the portfolio to be well above benchmarks. And they have been a great pleasure to work with.”
Douglas H.
“Genus is a very innovative firm. I am pleased to invest in their Fossil Free and Impact strategies that help me invest in line with my values.”
Marnie C.
“Great team of professionals. Excellent website and reporting. Responds to inquiries promptly. Very pleased with the process of changing from another company to Genus as well. Kudos.”
David L.
“Genus consistently provides a good, clearly explained, comprehensive picture of the general economic and financial situation, along with an excellent account of the investment decisions made in relation to this. Genus’ equally strong concern with clients’ questions and requests for further information is also a very important part of the service it provides.”
Allan S.
“Back in 1992 when I found myself at fifty with a substantial amount of money to invest, I knew just one thing — that I didn’t want to contribute to tobacco companies, arms manufacturers, or oil. But over the ensuing years the options for socially responsible investing have become far more sophisticated and I’m very happy that this is a big part of the Genus approach. I also very much appreciate the long-term relationship with my portfolio manager, Mary Lou.”
Ann P.

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