Robert Laidlaw has been in the investment industry since 1983. Prior to joining Acumen in March 1999, he was a Senior Vice President and Branch Manager with a large, bank-owned investment firm, having founded and managed the growth of their Calgary Retail operations. Robert gives daily market and investment commentary on behalf of Acumen on Global TV. He has become the trusted voice for Calgary investors. Rob works in an investment sales team with Imran Mulji and Loredana Alaia.
Robert is one of the founding members of the Calgary Chapter of the Canadian Association of Financial Planners. Before becoming an Investment Advisor, Rob earned a business degree from Arizona State University in 1983.
Along with his numerous other charitable contributions, Rob has been a volunteer for the Calgary Stampede for the past 28 years. He has also been a member of the Board of Directors of The Stampede for the past 10 years and after his many years of voluntary service is an Honorary Life Director assisting the Calgary Stampede with special projects.