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John Francis

Managing Director, Fraser Kearney Capital Corporation


HBA 1986, Ivey Business School

John Francis is the Managing Director of Fraser Kearney Capital Corp., the investment company that oversees the Francis family office.

Prior to forming Fraser Kearney, John was President and CEO of Trader Media Corporation. Trader Media was a market leader in classified media and was acquired in 2006.

John serves on the advisory boards of Summerhill Venture Partners, a venture capital firm focussed on mobility, digital media and software & services, and Altas Partners, a private equity firm focussed on longer investment horizon investing. He also chairs the board of Summerhill portfolio company ScribbleLive, Inc. and is a director of NSC, an Altas portfolio company. He is past Chair of the SickKids Foundation Board of Directors as well was as a Trustee of The Hospital for Sick Children and is a governor of Havergal College.