Howard Spragins has lived in the Edmonton area since 1964. He graduated from the University of Alberta in 1981 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and economics, and since then has obtained several industry certifications including the Canadian Investment Finance and Certified Investment Manager programs leading to the Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI) designation and has completed Level 1 of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.
In 1996 he attained the designation of Associate Portfolio Manager, and Portfolio Manager in 1998. This advanced designation means that Howard is qualified to provide discretionary portfolio management to investors who wish to delegate the day-to-day investment decisions to a qualified professional, while focusing on career and personal goals.
Howard has been married since 1988. Outside of the office, Howard’s interests include cooking, astronomy, scuba diving, camping, backpacking and drumming. With the encouragement of his eldest brother and the blessing of his wife, he has a developing interest in motorcycles.