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Football Star Finds a Home in the Investment Industry

Adam Bighill rises at 4:45 a.m. most days – and it’s not just to prepare for the coming season as a linebacker for the Grey Cup champion Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He’s also answering client e-mails and poring over financial news.

Besides being one the Canadian Football League’s (CFL) more accomplished defensive players, Mr. Bighill is also an investment advisor.

“This will be my career post-football, and for me to start building it now is important,” says the 31-year-old, married father of three young children.

Mr. Bighill has had an illustrious football career. The 10-year veteran has been awarded the CFL’s Most Outstanding Defensive Player twice and has also won the Grey Cup two times.

Now, Mr. Bighill has also joined another exclusive group of CFLers – those working in the investment industry. Hired last year as an advisor at one of Canada’s fastest-growing, independent investment dealers, Wellington-Altus Private Wealth Inc., Mr. Bighill is distinctive even in this respect.

Click here to read the full story originally published on The Globe and Mail on February 3 2020.

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