Conor BillChief Financial Officer

Conor has 20+ years of experience in financial services, establishing and building alternative asset management firms. He held senior roles in both the M&A and wealth management units of Scotia Capital. Previously, Conor was the President & CEO of Artemis Investment Management, which he turned into a $3 billion money management firm running hedge funds and serving ultra-high net worth families in Canada and the U.S.  Conor founded and was Managing Partner of Mt. Auburn Capital, a leading Canadian firm specializing in providing financial advisory services to money management businesses. As Managing Director of BluMont Capital, Conor turned around the faltering Canadian investment management business. He founded Lawrence Asset Management, one of Canada’s first and most successful hedge funds and alternative asset management businesses, raising over $350M.  Conor was the president or CEO of 14 TSX listed companies as well as a director of many other public companies. He has an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business, and a BComm and BA in Economics from Queen’s University.

Thrive is driven by a team of leaders, entrepreneurs and investors who have extensive experience in cannabis, biotech and consumer packaged goods.