William M. Hitchcock

William M. Hitchcock is a Principal in Pembroke Financial Partners, an NASD Broker/Dealer, and president of Avalon Financial, Inc. a private investment company. He has been in the investment business for over 45 years, having worked for Lazard Bros., London and Lehman Bros., New York.

Mr. Hitchcock was a Director of Thoratec, a heart pump company, from May 1996 to May 2007. Over the years, he has served on a number of public company boards, both in the US and Canada, including Plains Resources Inc., of which he was one of the founders.

He is currently on the advisory board of two SKH Partnerships and a trustee for a number of philantropic organizations.