Our directors have in excess of 50 years of combined experience in the private mortgage market. Furthermore, unlike most investment funds, our directors hold a significant investment in their own fund – aligning their interests directly with the shareholders of the fund.
Blue Stripe Financial’s directors are as dedicated as they are experienced. They all have unique expertise and experience in their field.
Kurt Wipp, Fund Manager
Kurt has over 20 years experience in finance, marketing and business operations including roles involving private equity investments, structured finance, capital allocation and investment banking. He holds an MBA from studies at the University of British Columbia and Universita Bocconi (Italy), a Joint Honors degree in Economics and Business from Simon Fraser University and has studied at various world class business schools including the Wharton School of Business, Columbia University, Chicago School of Business and the Oxford Said Business School (United Kingdom).
Brent Wipp, Fund Manager
Brent has been involved in the Western Canadian private mortgage market and consumer finance business since 1983 and has been on Ryan Mortgage’s board as a director since its inception in 1984. He holds a mortgage brokers license in Alberta and British Columbia and received his Diploma of Technology from Selkirk College.
Kevin Budd, Director
Kevin is President of Pacific Southshore Ventures Inc., with investments in a number of private businesses. Kevin is also President of Monashee Capital Corp.; a firm that provides M&A advisory and general corporate finance advisory. Prior to this, Mr. Budd was a Senior Officer and Vice President of Methanex Corporation whose responsibilities were leading transaction and capital markets activities. He holds an MBA from studies at the University of British Columbia and the London Business School (United Kingdom). He is a professional engineer and received an honors degree in Mechanical Engineering from Waterloo University.