Webb Asset Management Team


Derek Webb

Derek Webb, Director and CEO

Derek began his investment career in 1983 as an investment banking associate in New York. He held various fixed-income roles with Brown Brothers Harriman, Salomon Brothers, Trust Company of the West and Citicorp.

In 1992, Derek moved to GT Global (Amvescap) in San Francisco where he began his portfolio management career and managed Canadian, US and global equity funds. By 2000, Derek was a Global Partner of Amvescap, the CIO for over $11 billion in global, sector and Canadian funds, and the sole portfolio manager for over $4 billion.

Derek left AIM Trademark in 2000 and, in co-operation with CI Funds, launched the Landmark family of funds, which included a Canadian, US, global and long/short fund. In 2006, Derek co-founded Webb Asset Management. Derek received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Dartmouth College and a Masters of Business Administration from the Wharton Business School. Derek holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation from the CFA Institute.

Derek Webb, Director and CEO
President, Webb Asset Management, Inc. (USA)
2000-2004 Webb Capital Management, CEO
1992-2000 AMVESCAP, CIO, West Coast Operations
1989-1990 Citicorp, VP & Co-Head, West Coast Sales, Fixed Income
1987-1989 Trust Company of the West, Head Trader, Fixed Income
1986-1987 Salomon Brothers, Sales, Fixed Income
1983-1986 Brown Brothers Harriman, Associate

MBA, Wharton Business School
BA, Dartmouth College

Derek Webb Resume and Historic Track Record

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Sam Droulias, Director and CFO

In 1988, Sam started his career with Scotia Capital Markets in the Toronto office in the private wealth management division and subsequently transitioned into Institutional Equity sales and moved to New York in 1991. He has held various positions in Institutional Equities from 1995 through 2007.

As a Managing Director and Branch Manager with MidlandWalwyn, and RBC Global Markets, through his leadership role his teams were recognized as capturing the #1 market share of Canadian equities traded with US Institutional clients.

Sam transitioned into US equities and joined as Director, Institutional Equity Sales with Credit Suisse in 2000, and subsequently joined Jefferies & Company were he managed and was responsible for integrating the US and Canadian equities business with US and Canadian Institutional clients. Since 2008 he has been employed as a Managing Director in the Capital Access Group with Merriman Curhan Ford.

Sam Droulias, Director and CFO
2002-2007 Jefferies & Company, SVP, Equity Research Sales
2000-2002 Credit Suisse First Boston, Director Equity Sales
1997-2000 RBC Global Markets, Managing Director, Cash Equity Sales and Trading
1995-1997 MidlandWalwyn Inc., Managing Director & New York Office Branch Manager
1988-1994 Scotia Capital Markets, VP, Institutional Equity Sales
1984-1988 IBM Canada Ltd., Marketing Representative

B.Comm, University of Toronto