The Team

Travis Dowle, CFA | President, Fund Manager & Director

Travis Dowle is the President and Fund Manager of Maxam Capital Management Ltd. and has overall investment management responsibility for the Maxam Diversified Strategies Fund. He began his career in 1996 with MK Wong & Associates, which was later acquired by HSBC Asset Management. After leaving HSBC in 2007, Travis was Vice President of Investments at a Vancouver-based private investment company where he founded Maxam Capital Management. Travis is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario, holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a past guest instructor for Stalla’s CFA exam preparation course.

Contact Travis: 604 685 0201 x 106 | travis@maxamcm.com

Brian Hikisch, CFA | Associate Portfolio Manager

Brian Hikisch is an Associate Portfolio Manager with Maxam Capital Management Ltd. As a member of Maxam’s investment team Brian supports the firm’s research process, monitors existing holdings, conducts security analysis and helps generate new ideas. As the firm’s Chief Compliance Officer, Brian also manages Maxam’s compliance responsibilities and obligations. Prior to joining Maxam, Brian worked as an investment analyst for a value-oriented investment fund. Prior to this role he was an Equity Research Associate with Raymond James Ltd. and an Investment Banking Analyst with National Bank Financial. Brian holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Major in Finance).

Contact Brian: 604 685 0201 x 113 | brian@maxamcm.com

Johnny Ciampi, CA | Vice President & Director

Johnny Ciampi is Vice President and Director of Maxam Capital Management Ltd. and Managing Partner for the Maxam Opportunities Fund II LP, a private equity fund. Prior to forming Maxam, Johnny was the Executive Vice President of Gibralt Capital and a partner with Second City Capital Partners, Vancouver-based private equity groups. At Gibralt he was responsible for portfolio investments, including deal origination, investment/credit decisions, structuring, monitoring and managing the disposition of its investments. At Second City Capital Partners, a private equity fund focused on middle market equity and mezzanine debt investments in North America, Johnny was a member of the investment committee and was responsible for deal origination, structuring, monitoring and managing fund investments. Johnny also serves on the Board of Premium Brands Income Fund and Diversified Royalty Corp. Johnny is a graduate of the University of British Columbia with a degree in Commerce and holds a Chartered Accountant designation.

Sean Morrison, CA | Director

Sean Morrison is a Director of Maxam Capital Management Ltd. and Managing Partner for the Maxam Opportunities Fund II LP. Prior to forming Maxam, Sean was a partner at Capital West Partners, a Vancouver-based investment banking firm. For over 12 years at Capital West, he advised companies across Canada with respect to capital raising (senior debt, subordinated debt and private equity), IPOs, debt restructurings, asset sales, acquisitions, valuations and fairness opinions. Sean is also the President and Chief Executive Officer of Diversified Royalty Corp. and serves on the Board of goeasy Ltd. In 2007, Sean was selected by Business In Vancouver as one of Vancouver’s Top 40 Under 40. Sean is a graduate of the University of British Columbia with a degree in Commerce and holds a Chartered Accountant designation.

Amy Chan | Office Manager

Amy Chan is Maxam’s Office Manager. Amy is responsible for managing the administration of the office – ensuring everything runs smoothly. Amy brings more than a decade of office management experience to Maxam.