Board of Directors

John Capozzolo, Chair
Senior Vice President, Direct Channels, TD Bank Group

John Capozzolo is the Senior Vice President, Direct Channels, TD Bank Group where he leads TD's North American Phone Channel and ATM businesses. He oversees a diverse cross-bank team of over 8,000 employees from TD Insurance, TD Wealth, TD Canada Trust and TD Bank. John gives back through involvement in the Toronto Food Bank and as an Advisor to the TD Group Bank United Way Cabinet. John holds a BA, Economics from York University and an MBA from Queens University.

Koker Christensen
Partner, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
Koker Christensen is a partner with Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP and is Co-Leader of the Firm’s Financial Institutions Group. His practice focuses on advising banks, insurers and other financial service providers on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and a wide variety of corporate and regulatory matters. Koker holds a BA from Simon Fraser University and a JD from the University of Toronto.
James Cook, FCA, FCPA
Retired
James Cook retired at the end of 2014 after 20 years as a senior executive with Franklin Templeton Investments (FTI). While at FTI, James progressed through senior roles including SVP, Chief Financial Officer and EVP, Strategic Initiatives for the Canadian operations. James has served as a director or committee member for a number of not-for-profit organizations. He is currently a member of the Independent Review Committee for Fidelity Investments in Canada. James graduated from Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and achieved his Chartered Accountant designation.
Debbie Dimoff
Chief Client Officer, Cygnus Investment Partners
Debbie Dimoff is Chief Client Officer at Cygnus Investment Partners, an asset management firm providing proprietary Canadian access to top-tier alternative investing solutions. At Cygnus, Debbie leads the firm’s client experience design, marketing and communications, HR and strategic relationships. Debbie is a frequent speaker and writer on digital change, customer-driven organizations and careers in digital media. She is Chair of the External Affairs Committee and a mentor for the OCAD Imagination Catalyst Lab. Debbie is also a Board Director for the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA) and the Chair of Programming for the International Women’s Forum (IWF) Toronto Chapter.
Pat Dunwoody
Executive Director, Canadian ETF Association

Pat Dunwoody is the Executive Director of the Canadian ETF Association and has held this role since the Association was introduced. Pat has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry with the last 20 in executive positions. The majority of her career was spent at mutual fund management companies, including AGF, Fidelity and Trimark. Throughout the years, she has been an active member of key industry committees at IFIC, FundSERV, and the CCMA. Pat is also involved in her community – acting as Chair of the Community Living Dufferin Board of Directors and as a Board member of Prosper Canada.

Lana Durst
Retired
Lana Durst was the Assistant Vice President of Treasury Cash Operations and Bank Relations at Manulife Financial. In the past 16 years, Lana held a variety of positions in Internal Audit, Investment Accounting and Operations, Financial Systems, and Treasury. Lana's role provided her with the opportunity to: integrate complex systems and business processes following large mergers and acquisitions; ‘sell’ and implement new and upgraded financial systems; and successfully lead teams through major organizational changes. Lana is a Certified Professional Accountant and is passionate about continuous learning and development and striving for operational efficiency and effectiveness in an ever changing environment.
Jeff Loomis
Executive Director, Momentum
Jeff Loomis is the Executive Director with Momentum, a Community Economic Development (CED) Organization in Calgary. Jeff has worked with several non-profit organizations in Calgary focused on community development, and serves in a number of volunteer capacities, including as a Board member of Prosper Canada. Jeff graduated with his Bachelor of Arts degree and Master’s Degree in Environmental Design at the University of Calgary, and he has completed a Certificate in Non-Profit Management from Mount Royal University.
Scott MacKenzie
CEO, Fidelity Clearing Canada ULC
Scott MacKenzie is the Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity Clearing Canada.  Scott has been with Fidelity Clearing Canada since 2011, when he was brought on as the Senior Vice President, Business Development, with responsibility for Sales, Relationship Management, Platform Strategy and Marketing. Over his career Scott has lived and worked in Canada and the US contributing to the growth of public and private companies. Scott graduated with honours from Queen's University and holds the Partners, Directors and Senior Officers (PDO) designation and successfully completed the Canadian Securities Institute Conduct and Practices Handbook course.
Anthony M. Grnak
Retired
Anthony Grnak was an audit partner at Deloitte LLP, and also Managing Partner-Canada for their Manufacturing Industry program. His career spanned four decades in the profession, firstly within Arthur Andersen LLP where he was the Managing Partner for the audit and advisory practice in Canada as well as serving on several North American and global positions, including the Global Chairman's Advisory Council. Anthony has served as a director on multiple not-for-profit organizations. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto and received his Chartered Accountant designation.
Francine Whiteduck
Founder, Whiteduck Resources Inc.
Francine Whiteduck is the founder of Whiteduck Resources Inc., a boutique consulting firm that provides community, national and international research, evaluation and business development service. Francine has expertise working with the public and private sector, and specializes in disciplines related to business and economic development, education, and social development with an interest in women's development. In 2009, she was awarded with the World of Difference Award from The International Alliance of Women in recognition of her contribution to the economic advancement of women. Previously Francine served as CEO of the National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Association. Francine is Algonquin from the Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation in Quebec.
James D. Hughes, Vice Chair
Senior Fellow, J.W. McConnell Family Foundation
James D. Hughes is a Senior Fellow at J.W. McConnell Family Foundation. Previously, James was the President of the Graham Boeckh Foundation, an organization focused on improving the lives of those suffering from mental illness. He was also the founding President of Youth Employment Services, now the premier Montreal based non-profit provider of employment and entrepreneurial services. James is a lawyer by training, and practiced law in the areas of commercial and civil litigation, commercial transactions, real estate and bankruptcy. He received degrees in B. Commerce from Queen’s University, BA Law from University of Cambridge and BCL from McGill University.
Robert A. Valdmanis
President, RVC Inc.
Robert Valdmanis is President of RVC Inc., a global communications and public affairs strategy consulting firm. He has over 25 years of senior public affairs experience, working with a broad variety of stakeholders including governments, NGOs and disadvantaged communities in both Canada and around the world. Robert is a part-time lecturer at McGill University’s Faculty of Law and Concordia University’s School of Community and Public Affairs. He has lectured at the Jeanne SauvĂ© Foundation, Royal Oceania Institute in Tonga and the Munk School of Global Affairs at University of Toronto.