About Us

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We are your family’s private office, guiding the growth and distribution of wealth. 

Genova Private Management is a Toronto-based portfolio management firm and family office. Founded in 2006, we are independently owned and operated by a family of financial professionals. Every member of our close-knit team takes pride in our relationships with our clients and helping them achieve their financial goals.

Team Members

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Jennifer A. Dewling, CIM, CFP

Principal and Portfolio Manager
“The best part of my job is seeing our clients take pride of ownership in the businesses they own.”
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Herman Singh, CPA, CA

Principal
“Working at Genova provides me with a platform to integrate my accounting/tax background with my wealth management expertise and to act as a holistic advisor with a focus on providing Genova clients tangible results.”
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Grace MacDonald, CFA

Manager, Investment Operations
“I take pride in the integrity and values Genova brings as a family firm."
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Gretel Cook

Manager, Compliance
“Genova’s strong sense of ethics and personal approach to wealth management ensure that our clients always come first."
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Marva Dennis, M.Sc. Fin

Senior Accountant
"In the pursuit of excellence, every task I perform becomes an opportunity for growth and success."

Our Founders

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Alan Dewling, CPA, CA

Managing Director and Portfolio Manager
“Retirement to me is the freedom to do what you do because you want to rather than because you have to."
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Jennifer L. Dewling

Managing Director
“My passionate purpose is to empower our clients to live, love and share their prosperity which I define as a state of abundant happiness, health, wisdom and wealth.”

Our Story

When Alan Dewling created Genova in 2006, he aimed to draw on his extensive experience in public accounting and portfolio management to deliver two key benefits to clients:

  • A consistent, understandable investment approach that would help them build wealth by buying stakes in successful businesses they would feel proud to own.
  • Thoughtful guidance on financial strategy, grounded not only in tax and technical expertise but in an understanding of clients’ priorities and values.

Guided by these two core commitments, Alan grew Genova alongside his wife Jennifer L. Dewling, previously a leader at some of Canada’s major financial planning and investment firms, as well as longtime collaborators Ming Lam and Kevin Kuebler of Silver Heights Capital Management, a sub-advisor to Genova.

In 2016, Genova opened a new chapter as Alan’s daughter Jennifer A. Dewling joined the firm. In addition to her strong affinity with Genova’s investment approach and client focus, Jennifer brought expertise developed over a decade in increasingly senior roles in the Canadian banking industry.

Today, the Dewling family and a trusted team of colleagues work closely with Genova’s clients — many of whom who have been with the firm since its founding — helping them grow their wealth and achieve their financial goals.

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