NEW CHAIR FOR CALGARY HIGH NET WORTH INVESTORS
New chair for Calgary high net worth investors group
BY MARIO TONEGUZZI, CALGARY HERALDMAY 6, 2014 11:42 AM
CALGARY – A Calgary family advisor has taken over as chair of the TIGER 21 Calgary group of high net worth investors.Jennifer Fuhr has become the lead chair of the group, replacing well-known Calgary business man Hal Walker, who is stepping down to become a member of the peer-to-peer learning group.
The TIGER 21 (The Investment Group for Enhanced Results in the 21st Century) group in Calgary was formed in the spring of 2011 with Walker as its chair. Fuhr became co-chair in March 2012.
It has 12 members in the city.
Fuhr is a family advisor with clients including high-net-worth families, entrepreneurs, and family businesses. She founded Family Wealth Consultants in 2011 to advise high net worth families in the numerous challenges they face managing their wealth. She is also a frequent speaker on wealth-related issues.
“I am excited to be expanding my role with TIGER 21. We provide a truly unique experience for our members to interact with one another and help with issues unique to the ultra-wealthy. I look forward to leading the facilitation of the Calgary group meetings and recruiting new members from the Alberta region,” said Fuhr in a news release.
Walker is known as a business and community leader with a career as a real estate, oil and gas, and stock market entrepreneur and investor. He is also a past chair of the Calgary Chamber of Commerce.
“Hal Walker was instrumental in helping us launch and grow the TIGER 21 group in Calgary. He immediately understood the value of the TIGER 21 process and was able to tap his extensive list of contacts in and around Calgary,” said Thane Stenner, TIGER 21’s managing director for Canada, and founding member, in a statement.
“We are in excellent hands with Jennifer Fuhr as the lead chair. With more than two decades experience in the family advisory industry, including several running her own firm, she has proven that she understands the challenges and opportunities that wealth creates. We look forward to continued success and growth in Calgary.”
In North America,TIGER 21’s over 255 members collectively manage over $25 billion in total assets. It was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in New York City.