Banque Laurentienne du Canada
Canadian Western Bank & Trust
CIBC Mellon Trust Company/CIBC Mellon Global Securities
Community Trust Company
Digital Commerce Bank
Fairstone Bank of Canada
First Nations Bank of Canada/FNB Trust
General Bank of Canada
The mandate of Banks and Trust Companies Association is to:
- Foster sound and equitable principles in the conduct of all phases of its members’ business.
- Afford through meeting opportunities for consultation and co-operation in matters of interest and importance to its members.
- Represent the interest of its members in consultation with governments, regulators, consumer groups and other associations and financial institutions and before the public at large.
- Promote the interests and welfare of member companies and those they serve.
- Gather research and distribute information of interest and value to members.
Foster sound and equitable principles in the conduct of all phases of the trust and bank industries.
Afford through meeting opportunities for consultation and co-operation in matters of interest and importance to banks and trust companies.
Represent the interests of the trust and bank industries in consultation with governments, regulators, consumer groups and other associations and financial institutions and before the public at large.
Promote the interests and welfare of member companies and those they serve.
Gather research and distribute information of interest and value to members.
Home Trust Company
Industrial Alliance Trust Inc.
Investors Group Trust Co. Ltd.
MCAN Mortgage Corporation
Olympia Transfer Services Inc.
Peace Hills Trust Company
Peoples Trust Company
Sun Life Financial Trust Inc.
The Effort Trust Company
The Northern Trust Company, Canada
Valiant Trust Company (A Division of Computershare Limited)
Board of Directors
Andrew Moor has been President and CEO of Equitable Bank and its digital banking business, EQ Bank, since March 2007. Equitable Bank is a Canadian Schedule 1 Bank. The Bank is wholly-owned by EQB Inc. which is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (EQB).
Andrew joined CIBC/Wood Gundy in 1987 and worked in the Corporate Finance and Private Equity business until 1996. Subsequently, he was President of SMED International and Invis Inc.
Andrew holds an MBA from the University of British Columbia and a B.Sc (Eng.) from University College London. He is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors. Andrew is a Chairman of Banks and Trust Companies Association and a member of the Executive Committee of the Canadian Bankers Association. He is a director of Sleep Country Canada.
Fern Glowinsky is President and Chief Executive Officer of Haventree Bank, a private Canadian Schedule 1 Bank specializing in alternative mortgage solutions and GIC deposits.
Fern joined Haventree Bank as President and CEO in February 2023, having served on the Board of Haventree Bank for almost two years prior. During her 20+ years of experience as a leader in financial services organizations and high-growth fintech companies, Fern has successfully leveraged growth opportunities and created exceptional value. Throughout her career, Fern has demonstrated the ability to unite teams around a common vision, lead successful digital transformations and develop strong and lasting partnerships.
Prior to Haventree Bank, Fern was the President and CEO of Merrco Payments which she built into a market-leading payments company in the cannabis sector. Before that, she led companies in the non-prime lending sector and spent 15 years as a senior executive at Moneris, a joint venture of RBC and BMO.
Fern holds an MBA/JD degree from Schulich and Osgoode, has a BA in Economics from Western and is a graduate of the Directors Education Program with the ICD.D designation. In addition to continuing to sit on the Haventree Bank Board, she is Chair of the Merrco Payments Board, a Trustee of the A&W Revenue Royalties Fund and sits on the Board of Baycrest Foundation.
PEOPLES TRUST COMPANY
Grant was appointed Chief Executive Officer effective March 29th, 2016, following the retirement of Mr. Derek Peddlesden. He brings a strong leadership background to Peoples together with a comprehensive understanding of all areas of financial services operations. His innovative and entrepreneurial nature have grown and developed financial institutions including ING Direct and Macquarie Financial during an extensive 30-year career. Although busy in his career, Grant makes it a priority to give back to the community through charitable efforts including Habitat for Humanity, Racing for Kids/Sick Kids Hospital and the Ride to Conquer Cancer. In the past seven years, Grant has lead teams for the Ride that have raised approximately $1M for cancer research. Additionally, Grant is a Director of Banks and Trust Companies Association.
THE EFFORT TRUST COMPANY
Eric Weisz is the President & CEO of The Effort Trust Company and serves on its Board of Directors. Founded in Hamilton in 1978 and expanded by Eric to Toronto in 2004, Effort Trust specializes in financial services, real estate and asset management.
Prior to joining Effort Trust, Eric managed the Licensing and International Business Group at the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA). A lawyer by profession, Eric also practiced securities and corporate law at Goodmans in Toronto. He received his B.A. from the University of Western Ontario and his M.B.A./LL.B. from the Schulich School of Business and Osgoode Hall Law School.
Eric is a member of the Young Presidents’ Association (YPO) and a member of the Board of Directors of the Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center.
HOME CAPITAL GROUP INC.
Yousry Bissada was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Home Capital Group effective August 2nd, 2017. He brings more than 30 years of financial services experience focused on the mortgage industry and is a member of the Home Capital Group Board of Directors.
Yousry has held many senior executive roles across the financial services and FinTech industry in Canada. Prior to joining Home Capital, he served as President and CEO of Kanetix Ltd., an insurance and financial products digital platform. Yousry was named Chief Financial Officer of FirstLine Trust Company in 1989 until it was acquired by CIBC in 1999 and he transitioned into the role of Vice President of Servicing Operations for CIBC Mortgages and FirstLine. Subsequently, he was Senior Vice President of Real Estate Secured Lending Products at TD Canada Trust and President and CEO of Filogix.
Yousry has also held numerous roles on the boards of companies in the mortgage industry, such as Canadiana Financial Corp., Paradigm Quest Inc., and Street Capital Financial Corp. Before joining Home Capital Group, he also served on the Board of Directors of Equity Financial Holdings Inc.
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