Our team

Who we are

Mirador Corporation is not your average investment firm. Mirador Corporation is led by seasoned professionals with multi-decade, multi-firm experience. Over the last 30 years, we have navigated the ups and downs of the market and made smart choices that have brought our clients out on top even during tumultuous market periods. This experience leads to wisdom, intuition, and serendipity that cannot be usurped by short-term investment schemes. We strongly believe in the power of independence, excellence and personal touch.

Joyce and Stan have worked together for many years to create efficient, automated systems and processes that allow us to accomplish a great deal.  Additionally, we have a small number of carefully selected relationships with outside organizations to facilitate us in providing the full breadth of investment counsel and portfolio management:

  • A national regulatory compliance and legal consultant company
  • Bloomberg Terminal Services is our main source of data for our technical, quantitative, and trading systems
  • Our brokers are RBC Capital Markets and Goldman Sachs

Stan Clarke

Born and raised in Calgary, Stan developed his investment skills and expertise by drawing from his experiences across various fields, from music to long-distance swimming,  competing in the modern pentathlon and working on ranches.

After graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary, Stan introduced cutting-edge technology, achieving significant sales growth. In 1990, he joined RBC Dominion Securities (RBC DS), obtained certifications in options, derivatives, and insurance, and shared his knowledge at leading Universities. 

Stan moved to Scotia McLeod in 2002, where he obtained the Chartered Investment Manager designation from the Canadian Securities Institute. With a passion for low volatility and income investing with a personal touch, he started Mirador in 2007, going fully independent in 2012.

Facts about Stan

Professional musician from the late 1970s to the early 1990s. This taught Stan the importance of listening and teamwork.

Appointed Vice President and Shareholder of RBC DS in 1997, completing the President, Director and Officer (PDO) requirements.

Taught investment courses at the University of Calgary and Mount Royal University

Resides in Calgary and the Longview area with his wife and business partner, Joyce and their two teenage daughters – and a herd of purebred Hereford cattle and other animals.

What our clients have to say about us

Carol Meleshko
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My husband and I have been investing with Stan since about 1994. He has served our financial needs very well. Joyce is a great addition to his company. They are very smart and wonderful people. They have our complete trust and faith. They are so down to earth and honest. They are so easy to talk to and can meet you at any level. We thank them both for what they do and for being who they are. You can't go wrong with them. If you are looking to invest, choose them.
Dieter Kromm
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We first entrusted Stan with our investment portfolio during his RBC Dominion Securities tenure, then followed him to Scotia MacLeod and now Mirador. Stan and Joyce have created a unique, innovative and data/analytics-based investment service offering. Thanks to their stewardship, our portfolio has performed very well over the years and we have not lost a moment of sleep worrying about our investments. As satisfied clients, we highly recommend Mirador. D. Kromm & D. Hawker
Susan Scott
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As a long-term investor I have been extremely pleased with Mirador’s strong historical (and realistic) financial performance; objective, fact-based and unique investment approach; client focused service; and, their candid and informative approach. Stan and Joyce are an extremely diligent, hard-working and conscientious team. Their approach, results and focus on what’s best for their clients is truly unique and refreshing.
Kate Dauphinee
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Stan and Joyce make me feel as if I am their only client. They are great team and I feel confident investing with Mirador.

Joyce Clarke

Joyce is a proud Albertan and lover of the outdoors. She graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in accounting in 1988, completing the Canadian Securities Course, becoming a CA in 1991 and kicking off her finance career. 

Joyce developed her expertise in business valuation and investment advisory at KPMG and BJ Services Canada where she sat on the pension committee. From 1994 to 2006, she chaired the Investment Committee of the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation, appointing new investment managers, reporting on investment performance, and rewriting the statement of Investment Policies and Procedures.

In 2007, she joined Mirador as CFO, overseeing financial continuity, assisting with regulatory compliance, performing a quarterback role between client’s tax, legal and other advisors, and performing general client relationship management, playing a pivotal role in the company’s success.

Part of Joyce’s key role at Mirador is the coordination of client’s tax and legal advisors -ensuring investment, tax and planning needs are met.

Facts about Joyce

Enjoys pilates, reading, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and hiking. Mother to two beautiful teenage daughters.

Achieved the Canadian Business Valuators designation.

Member of the winning Business Policy Team in the Intercollegiate Business Competition at Queens University.

Member of the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation Board from 1994 to 2006.

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