2020 Afroglobal Television Excellence Awards: ENTERPRISE AWARD Goes To Dennis Mitchell CEO, Starlight Capital & Co-Founder, Black Opportunity Fund


Afroglobal Television

Release Date

Saturday, November 21, 2020


Dennis Mitchell joined Starlight Capital in March 2018 as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer. He has over 20 years of experience in the investment industry and has held executive positions with Sprott Asset Management, serving as Senior Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager. He has served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of Sentry Investments where he oversaw the firm's investment management team and investment funds totalling over $18 billion. He is the Co-Founder of the Black Opportunity Fund, a dynamic partnership between businesses, philanthropists, foundations, and the Black community.

Dennis has been featured by many media organizations as an expert, including BNN Bloomberg, The Globe And Mail, CBC TV, The Edge, A Leader’s Magazine and many others. He received the Brendan Wood International Canadian TopGun Award in 2009, 2010, and 2011, and the Brendan Wood International 2012 Canadian TopGun Team Leader Award.

He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and earned a Master of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business at York University in 2002, and an Honors Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University in 1998. Dennis receives the 2020 Professional Achievement Award from the Afroglobal Television Excellence Awards program.

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