Richard Oyelowo CPA, CMA, FMA, CIM
Chief Executive Officer
Richard is a corporate finance and accounting professional with over thirteen years of experience, six of which have been dedicated to investor relations and corporate communications.
Richard’s extensive background in corporate finance and accounting was developed during his eight-year career at TD Bank Financial Group. He started within their retail banking division as a Financial Services Representative at TD Canada Trust. He assisted clients with their day to day banking needs with a major focus on the customer experience model. From 2008 until 2011 he was stationed in the company’s investment banking division at TD Securities as a Financial Analyst. Richard was part of the wholesale accounting operations team responsible for implementing, strengthening and documenting internal controls. Richard then transitioned to TD’s Asset Management division, supporting the Business Services team, offering clients an ever-expanding suite of investment management solutions to meet the needs of institutional investors.
Richard started his career in investor relations at Yamana Gold, as a Corporate Communications and Investor Relations Analyst. He was responsible for analyzing and creating reports on the company’s financial and operating results.
Prior to starting Storyboard Communications, Richard was the Manager of Investor Relations at Frontera, formally Pacific Rubiales Energy, reporting to the Chief Executive Officer of the company. During his time at Frontera, he successfully executed the investor relations strategy for a private equity led $5.4 billion bankruptcy restructuring by managing the communications strategy to narrow the company’s geographic focus and reduce organizational scale and complexity.
Richard is passionate about helping companies connect with their stakeholders in an impactful way. Over the course of his career, he realized that there was a better way for small and mid-cap companies to manage their investor relations, which led Richard to start Storyboard Communications.
Richard completed a Commerce degree at the University of Guelph majoring in Management Economics in Industries and Finance. He also completed the Certified Management Accounting Strategic Leadership Program and earned the CPA, CMA accounting designation.