Louise M. Duchesne, CA
Louise Duchesne is a co-founder of Lightyear and has over 20 years of investment industry experience. Ms. Duchesne is responsible for the oversight of the firm.
Prior to joining Lightyear , Ms. Duchesne was Chief Financial Officer & Director at Peters & Co. Limited and prior thereto, a manager in the Assurance (Audit) group with Ernst & Young.
Ms. Duchesne holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University and a Chartered Accountant designation.
Murray A. Weimer, CA
Murray Weimer is a co-founder of Lightyear and has over 18 years of investment banking experience. During his career, Mr. Weimer has provided advice and executed on numerous M&A, valuation, fairness opinion and equity and debt financing assignments. As Managing Director, Investment Banking, his responsibilities are focused on leading, overseeing, and executing Lightyear’s equity capital markets strategy.
Mr. Weimer holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan and a Chartered Accountant designation.