Julie Lalonde joined the Board of Bonnefield Financial in March 2021. She is a Managing Partner at Walter Global Asset Management.
Over two decades working with pension funds and asset managers, Ms. Lalonde acquired a broad range of expertise in both institutional and retail markets. She has an in-depth understanding of investment processes, coupled with strong experience in marketing, client service and strategic planning. At Walter Global Asset Management, she draws on this wealth of experience to identify potential investments, participate in business development and support the growth of portfolio companies.
Ms. Lalonde previously held senior management roles with Fiera Capital for more than 10 years. As Executive Vice President, Strategic Investment Partnerships and Retail Markets, she sat on the executive management committee, led business development and client service for investment advisors and was responsible for maintaining relationships with the firm’s most important strategic partners, which represented over $25 billion in assets under management. She also previously served as Vice President, Client Service, Marketing & Investment Strategies, Institutional Markets. Earlier in her career, Ms. Lalonde acquired nearly 10 years of extensive experience in management roles with the pension funds of the multinational corporations Abitibi Consolidated (now Resolute Forest Products) and Bombardier Inc. She began her career as an analyst for two financial institutions.
Ms. Lalonde has a bachelor of commerce degree in finance and holds the CFA (chartered financial analyst) and chartered director (C.Dir) designations.
Ms. Lalonde currently serves on the board of directors of Kaleido Growth and of the Kaleido Foundation, and is a member of the investment committees of Kaleido as well as of Educaid, an organization that rewards educational perseverance, and of the Pension Fund Management Committee of the City of Kirkland.