Crown Capital Partners hires Michael Overvelde as SVP Finance

Crown Capital Partners Inc. (TSX: CRWN), a private equity debt provider tol mid-market companies, has appointed Michael Overvelde, CPA, CA, CFA, to the position of Senior Vice President, Finance.

Overvelde was most recently Senior Vice President of Diversified Financials at Raymond James covering the Canadian Diversified Financials sector. Overvelde previously spent approximately 10 years in senior institutional equity sales positions at National Bank Financial and UBS Securities Canada. Prior to entering the capital markets, he spent more than five years at Ernst & Young as Audit Manager working mainly on the financial services and diversified industries teams.

Overvelde holds the Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Accountant (CPA, CA) designations, and earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen’s University.

“We welcome Michael to the Crown team,” said Chris Johnson, President and CEO of Crown. “We believe his background makes him a great fit for our organization, given our many connections to the capital markets. Michael has more than 20 years of experience in the Canadian capital markets, including strong relationships in the investment community, and has spent the majority of his career focused on financial services. He will work closely with our CFO Lyle Bolen to transition responsibilities in the coming months as Lyle prepares for retirement.”

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