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Mark Usher - Wellington Financial LP. Toronto, ON, CA

Mark Usher Mark Usher

Partner | Wellington Financial LP

Toronto, ON, CANADA


Mark began his career began in 1988 at Royal Bank. He joined RBC's Commercial Banking Group in 1993, and his roles have included marketing and strategy in the bank's head office, and senior account manager in the bank's high tech banking group. Mark then was recruited by Cisco Systems in 2000 to join Cisco Capital's structured finance team in Toronto where he financed the sales of Cisco equipment and services to sub-investment grade customers using a combination of debt and equity structures. Geographic responsibilities for financings included Canada and the US Eastern Seaboard. Mark returned to Royal Bank in 2001 to lead the bank's Information Technology Banking team in the Greater Toronto Area. In Mark's last role at RBC, he was the executive responsible for RBC's entire Knowledge Based Industries practice in the Ontario marketplace in addition to the Toronto Tech Banking Group.

Industry Expertise (4)


Information Technology and Services

Capital Markets

Financial Services

Areas of Expertise (5)


Investment Banking

Knowledge Based Industries


Debt and Equity Financing

Education (1)

Queen's University: MBA, Business Administration

Sample Talks (2)

Expert Commentator

Mark was an Expert Commentator at the CIX Top 20, at MaRS in Toronto.


Mark participated in the 2010 MaRS Innovation Summit - Creating Jobs in the Knowledge Economy - in Toronto