Mr. McArdle has over 4 years of investing experience, with a predominate focus on early stage technology companies. Joining Pender in 2014, he has been an instrumental part of the investment team and process. His work as an analyst has been primarily attributable to the Pender Small Cap Opportunities Fund and Pender Value Fund where he is responsible for sourcing, evaluating, monitoring and providing recommendations on prospective and existing investments. In addition, he has aided Pender’s operational department with an objective to drive increased efficiency throughout the firm.
Mr. McArdle is currently a board observer for Clarius Mobile Health and is a strategic advisor to numerous start-up companies providing guidance on capital raising and governance. Previously, he was a professional athlete and enjoyed a successful career in the NHL, most notably on the left wing for the Jets and Panthers. He earned his CFA Charter in 2018 and is actively involved with the CFA Vancouver Society as a Program’s Committee volunteer.