Company: Magenta Capital Corporation
Job title: Founder; CEO
Gavin Marshall founded Magenta in 1994 and is the company’s chief executive officer. The company was voted 2019 Top Alternative Lender of the Year by CMP magazine. Marshall holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Trent University and a Master’s of Business Administration degree, with a specialisation in finance, from Queen’s University. After graduation, Marshall held progressively more senior positions with a number of Canadian financial institutions, primarily in the areas of credit and mortgage underwriting. He had successfully invested in mortgages for his own account for many years, prior to the establishment of Magenta. His personal investment in the Magenta MICs is currently $6.4 million. Marshall is the Chairman of Trent University’s Philanthropic Advisory Council.