Empire Life Dividend Growth Mutual Fund and certain series of all Empire Life mutual funds were closed to new purchases as of October 3, 2022. These funds were subsequently terminated on December 5, 2022. See the press release for further details.

Paul Holba

Paul Holba, CFA
Senior Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer

As Senior Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer, Paul Holba is responsible for leading the investment team providing management for segregated funds1 and works closely with distribution partners.

Paul joined Empire Life’s retail distribution division in 2009 before moving into the Vice-President, Investments role with Empire Life Investments Inc. For the past seven years, he has held the position of Vice-President, Retail Distribution.

Before that, he spent more than 20 years working in the Canadian investment industry through progressively senior roles with global investment management firms and the asset management division of a major Canadian bank.

Paul has a Bachelor of Mathematics with a specialty in business from the University of Waterloo. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute and the Toronto CFA Society.

1 Policies are issued by The Empire Life Insurance Company.