Regular Instructors

Ron Foran, CFA®, CFP®, CLU, FCSI



Ron Foran is the founder of Foran Financial Consultants Ltd. and Foran Financial Institute. Mr. Foran has lectured extensively on investments across North America, in London, England, and other foreign centres. Ron has trained all levels of personnel including CEOs, Presidents and Directors of securities firms to pass required securities exams.

Mr. Foran has authored numerous articles and publications and is the primary author of the Foran CFA® Notes, based on CFA® Level I and CFA Level II. The Foran CFA notes, which comprise over 1000 pages of text and more than 1000 sample exam problems, have been purchased by CFA students in over 30 countries.

Mr. Foran has a passion for teaching, training and assisting students to pass exams and is the primary instructor for Foran securities and investment management seminars including:

Foran Partners’, Directors’ and Senior Officers’ Exam Preparation Seminar, Foran securities exam one and two, Foran CPH Exam Preparation Seminar, the Foran Branch Manager and Options (for securities) Exam Preparation Seminar, Foran Imvestment Management and Portfolio Management exam preparation seminars, Foran Derivatives and Options licensing seminars,  and Foran Professional Financial Planning Seminars. In addition Ron has conducted CFA® Exam Preparation Seminar series and workshops, in Toronto, Vancouver and New York.

Prior to setting up Foran Financial in 1987, Ron was a Senior Investment Advisor with Wood Gundy Inc. and Merrill Lynch Canada Inc. for approximately 10 years.

Ron Foran and Foran Financial Institute have been featured in numerous articles including ones in the Financial Post, Toronto Star, and the Globe and Mail “Report on Business”.