Dave Thomas is a Principal and Co-Head of Training at The Marquee Group.
Dave is passionate about teaching and the industry-leading course content for which Marquee is known. When not in the classroom, Dave focuses on developing new courses, course customization for clients and other content development. Since joining Marquee in 2012, Dave has taught hundreds of courses including training programs for analysts and associates at the major banks, corporate business development and budgeting teams, undergraduate and post-graduate business students and legal professionals in Canada, the US, Mexico and China.
Previously, Dave worked in Investment Banking for over 10 years at BMO Capital Markets. While at BMO, he was a Director in Equity Capital Markets where he oversaw prospectus-offered retail structured products for the firm as well as numerous equity financings and initial public offerings. Prior to that role, he was a member of the Utilities Group and was involved in numerous financing and mergers & acquisition transactions including significant work in the renewable and alternative power sector. Prior to joining The Marquee Group, Dave was CEO and Director of a Caribbean-based private bank providing asset management, trust and corporate services for high net worth and corporate clients.
Dave received his Master of Business Administration degree from the Ivey Business School and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.