John Koloda is a bilingual Montrealer and specialized consultant with more 30 years experience in financial services
MONTREAL, May 7, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - TIGER 21, the premier peer-to-peer learning group for high-net-worth investors in North America, today introduced its Co-Chair of the Montreal chapter, which serves Québec and eastern Ontario.
The Investment Group for Enhanced Results in the 21st Century (TIGER 21) is a unique learning network for high-net-worth investors. TIGER 21's 208 current Members collectively manage about $19 billion. Members are typically entrepreneurs, executives and investors. Financial qualification for membership is a minimum $10 million in investible assets.
TIGER 21 is focused on improving investment acumen, wealth preservation, estate planning and family dynamics. TIGER 21 offers an environment of discretion and utmost confidentiality, and a forum that facilitates candid peer-to-peer discussion of complex and potentially sensitive issues, including the stewardship of high levels of wealth.
As Co-Chair of the Montreal chapter, John Koloda's primary objective is to build his regional membership, further advance the TIGER 21 vision and act as lead facilitator for Group meetings.
"I am proud to be representing TIGER 21 in Québec and eastern Ontario," says John Koloda, Co-Chair, Montreal Chapter, TIGER 21. "The Montreal chapter was inaugurated just over a year ago, under Michele Desjardins' stewardship, and we continue to develop our Group by meeting with highly-qualified prospective Members locally. This organization provides an unprecedented opportunity for high-net-worth individuals to come together to share knowledge and insight into their investments, finances and numerous aspects of their family lives, all within a safe harbor environment. It is a unique community where business partnerships and personal friendships are encouraged in an environment of respect and complete confidentiality. I look forward to advancing the TIGER 21 vision across the region, to meeting numerous exceptional individuals and to facilitating dynamic Group meetings each month."
John Koloda is the founder of KolodaCORE, a consulting boutique specialized in sales and leadership training for industries including: pharmaceuticals, mining and banking. Previously in his career, Mr. Koloda was an executive in the financial services sector, holding senior management positions with Great-West Life and London Life. John holds a B.Comm in Finance and Management Policy from McGill, and CFP, CHFC, CLU and RHU designations. Actively engaged in the community, John Koloda is a past Board member of Harold Napper School and supporter of Accueil Bonneau (a homeless shelter) and Fondation Jean Lapointe (substance abuse awareness).
"We are delighted to welcome John to the TIGER 21 Chair team," continues Thane Stenner, Managing Director, Canada, TIGER 21. "John Koloda possesses an ideal blend of expertise in finance and investing, a great network of relationships in the business community and a clear commitment to organizations and causes that impact the lives of people in the greater Montreal area."
"The continued growth of TIGER 21 across North America is a source of pride to all involved," adds Jonathan Kempner, President, TIGER 21. "Thane Stenner has done an exceptional job of driving growth across Canada. Today, about 20 percent of our Members are Canadian, which is particularly impressive considering we have only been active in the country for two years. I look forward to working with John Koloda and welcoming new Members from the latest addition to TIGER 21, our Montreal chapter."
About TIGER 21
The Investment Group for Enhanced Results in the 21st Century (TIGER 21) is North America's premier peer-to-peer learning network for high net worth investors. TIGER 21's 208 current Members collectively manage more than $19 billion in investable assets and are entrepreneurs, investors and top executives. TIGER 21 focuses on improving investment acumen and exploring common issues of wealth preservation, estate planning and family dynamics beyond finance. Founded in 1999, TIGER 21 is headquartered in New York City and has Groups in New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Miami, Washington DC, Dallas, Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary and Montreal. For more information, please visit www.tiger21.com.
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