Don was the founding Partner of JOG in 2002 and is primarily involved in deal sourcing, investment analysis and sits on boards of JOG's portfolio companies.
Don has over 30 years of experience in the Calgary financial and oil and gas industries. He was most recently the head of Energy Investment Banking for Bank of America in Calgary from 1992 to 2002. Prior to Bank of America, Don was one of the founders and directors of one private and one public junior oil and gas company. From 1987 to 1991, Don was employed in Investment Banking for Midland Doherty, a Canadian investment dealer. He was responsible for IPOs, flow-through offerings and M&A for the junior oil and gas sector. From 1984 to 1987, Don headed the office of the Chemical Bank of Canada in Calgary, where he was responsible for managing the energy portfolio. From 1981 to 1984, Don was employed in the Bank of Montreal Corporate Banking Group, Petroleum Division, based in Calgary.
Don holds a Bachelor's degree in Commerce, with a major in Finance, from McGill University. He also played for the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League in the late 1970s.