Robbie HughesMarketing Assistant
Research and Analytics Associate & Acting Responsible Investing Coordinator
Robbie supports the team’s managed portfolio due diligence process. He also conducts client portfolio analytics for the senior wealth advisor. And, he generally supports the LeRoy Wealth Management Group advisory practice.
Robbie is currently a student at St. Francis Xavier University where he is studying Public Policy and Governance and he is the house president of his residence. A graduate of Canterbury High School’s Dramatic Arts program, Robbie has participated in several major theatrical productions.
Committed to helping others, Robbie regularly volunteers as a martial arts therapist with Kids Kicking Cancer, leading suffering children to find power, peace, and purpose. Robbie is the founder of Karate Can Kick Hopelessness, a karate program for forced begging street boys at Maison de la Gare in Senegal. Robbie has visited Senegal to teach karate and support and expand this program five times, and is planning to lead future volunteer trips. Robbie also writes articles in support of the Maison de la Gare karate program, which are published on www.globalgiving.org and www.mdgsl.com . Robbie also regularly participates in local fundraising initiatives for Canadian charities and annually volunteers for the Ottawa Race Weekend.
A talented martial artist, Robbie is a third-degree black belt in karate. He has participated at the WKC World Championships four times, winning medals for Canada. He has dedicated over a thousand volunteer hours teaching karate at Douvris Martial Arts. Robbie is a winner of the MASC Award for Dramatic Arts and received the CTV Meyers Amazing Kid Award. In addition to his passion for karate, Robbie loves watching hockey and is an avid Montreal Canadians fan.