Dean Kirkham, Trez Capital’s Co-Chief Executive Officer and President, leads the execution of the firm’s corporate strategy. In his role, Dean focuses on the key pillars of risk and capital raising, while ensuring that Trez Capital’s actions and operations are aligned to drive the achievement of its goals. With over two decades of diverse financial experience and passion for talent development, Dean leads his teams by example, with the purpose of inspiring and fostering growth.
Dean began his career with ABN AMRO’s investment bank in Amsterdam and later New York. Prior to joining Trez Capital, he spent over a decade at Bank of Montreal where he held executive leadership roles on both the origination and risk sides of the business.
Dean earned a Bachelor of Science in 1996 from the University of British Columbia and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in 1999 from the Schulich School of Business at York University.