Ayton MacEachern is an Equity Trader, previously working as the Senior Financial Editor at Investopedia.com. After receiving his bachelor's degree in financial services from Mount Royal College in Calgary, Alberta, MacEachern began his career at an international securities trading firm. MacEachern has worked in a variety of roles in the financial industry, including workers' compensation insurance underwriting, financial planning, and equity, currency and options trading.

MacEachern is also Co-Founder of theskipper.ca, a source for online outdoor education.