John T. Fitzgerald

Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at KINGSWAY FINANCIAL SERVICES INC

John T. Fitzgerald

John T. Fitzgerald

Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at KINGSWAY FINANCIAL SERVICES INC

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JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Pacholder High Yield Fund, Inc.
KINGSWAY FINANCIAL SERVICES INC

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Number of Boards

12

Birthday

1975

Age

46

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Director & Chief Executive Officer at GreenFirst Forest Products, Inc.

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Partner at JM Search & Co.

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Vice President & Treasurer at Mendota Insurance Co.

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Limited Partner at Spec Limit Capital LLC

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Director & Vice President at Oakmont Capital, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc.

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Former Professional at Limbach Holdings, Inc.

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Portfolio Manager & Managing Director at Palm Management US LLC

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Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President at KINGSWAY FINANCIAL SERVICES INC

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Limited Partner at Venatus Capital Partners LLC

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John T. Fitzgerald
Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at KINGSWAY FINANCIAL SERVICES INC
Education
BS in Finance

DePaul, in common with all universities, is dedicated to teaching, research, and public service. However, in pursuing its own distinctive purposes, among these three fundamental responsibilities this university places highest priority on programs of instruction and learning. All curricula emphasize skills and attitudes that educate students to be lifelong, independent learners. DePaul provides sufficient diversity in curricular offerings, personal advisement, student services, and extracurricular activities to serve students who vary in age, ability, experience, and career interests. Full-time and part-time students are accorded equivalent service and are held to the same academic standards.

MBA

The Kellogg School of Management (The Kellogg School or Kellogg) is the business school of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, with additional campuses in downtown Chicago, Illinois and Miami, Florida. Kellogg offers full-time, part-time, and executive programs, and partners with schools in China, France/Singapore, India, Hong Kong, Israel, Germany, Canada, and Thailand.Founded in 1908 in downtown Chicago as a part-time evening program, the school was chartered to educate business leaders with "good moral character.

Career History
Director, President & Chief Executive Officer
2016 - Current

Kingsway Financial Services, Inc. operates as a holding company. The firm engages in the provision of financial services. It operates through the following segments: Extended Warranty and Leased Real Estate. The Extended Warranty segment provides after-market vehicle protection services distributed by credit unions. The Leased Real Estate segment leases a real property to a third party pursuant to a long-term triple net lease. The company was founded on September 19, 1989 and is headquartered in Itasca, IL.

Principal & Co-Founder
2000 - Current

Argo Management Partners focuses on LBOs and recapitalizations in the lower middle-market. The firm specializes in making equity investments in manufacturing, distribution and service companies valued under $50 million. Companies should have revenues ranging from $5 to $30 million, EBITDA of at least $1 million and EBITDA margins greater than 10%. Target companies should have excess capacity for internal growth and should be scalable for follow-on acquisitions. The firm has a geographic focus primarily in the Midwestern US and Southern Ontario Canada, but will consider transactions throughout the US and Canada. Argo invests in transactions that provide liquidity for owners, raise capital for continued growth and create significant ownership opportunities for key managers and employees. The firm invests up to $10 million of equity per transaction to facilitate family successions, management buyouts, corporate spin-offs, recapitalizations and buy & build strategies

Limited Partner
Current

Venatus Capital Partners (VCP) specializes in the acquisition and management of established middle-market businesses. They make controlling investments in profitable, privately-held companies with annual revenues between $10 million and $30 million and $1 million and $4 million EBITDA. They also look for a three or more year history of profitability and 10% or greater EBITDA margins. Companies should have a clear customer value proposition, defensible market position and limited customer concentration. VCP focuses on large, fragmented, and growing industries with limited risk of technological obsolescence. Investments are made in US companies only. VCP does not make minority investments and does not invest in start-up opportunities or turnaround situations.

Boards & Committees
Director
2011 - Current

Oak Patch Gifts LLC supplies women's fashion accessory and gift products to independent boutiques and department stores. Its product lines encompass a broad range of product categories including jewelry, party goods, and children's accessories. The firm also exports its good to various countries. The company was founded by Christopher J. Cunning in 1974 and is headquartered in Eugene, OR.

Director
2008 - Current

Progressive Bronze Products LLC manufactures fabricated metal products and structures. Its products include candlesticks, tabernacles, sanctuary lamps, holy water fonts, holy water pots and sprinklers, incense censers and boats, candelabra, and bells. The firm also offers repair, refurbishment and refinishing services. The company was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

Jody Coyote, Inc. designs and manufactures jewelry. Its products include earrings, necklaces, bracelets and handbags. It sells products to independent retailers and chain stores. The company was founded by Gene Wolfson in 1973 and is headquartered in Eugene, OR.

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2013

DePaul, in common with all universities, is dedicated to teaching, research, and public service. However, in pursuing its own distinctive purposes, among these three fundamental responsibilities this university places highest priority on programs of instruction and learning. All curricula emphasize skills and attitudes that educate students to be lifelong, independent learners. DePaul provides sufficient diversity in curricular offerings, personal advisement, student services, and extracurricular activities to serve students who vary in age, ability, experience, and career interests. Full-time and part-time students are accorded equivalent service and are held to the same academic standards.

$1 - $999
2008

DePaul, in common with all universities, is dedicated to teaching, research, and public service. However, in pursuing its own distinctive purposes, among these three fundamental responsibilities this university places highest priority on programs of instruction and learning. All curricula emphasize skills and attitudes that educate students to be lifelong, independent learners. DePaul provides sufficient diversity in curricular offerings, personal advisement, student services, and extracurricular activities to serve students who vary in age, ability, experience, and career interests. Full-time and part-time students are accorded equivalent service and are held to the same academic standards.

$1 - $999
2007

DePaul, in common with all universities, is dedicated to teaching, research, and public service. However, in pursuing its own distinctive purposes, among these three fundamental responsibilities this university places highest priority on programs of instruction and learning. All curricula emphasize skills and attitudes that educate students to be lifelong, independent learners. DePaul provides sufficient diversity in curricular offerings, personal advisement, student services, and extracurricular activities to serve students who vary in age, ability, experience, and career interests. Full-time and part-time students are accorded equivalent service and are held to the same academic standards.

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Progressive Bronze Products Holdings LLC raised money in a private placement transaction

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