John brings over 16 years of progressive roles in the financial sector ranging from fraud/risk management, project management, operations, IT and data strategy. John is currently Director of Architecture & Information Security for President's Choice Bank - a tier 1 regulated bank in Toronto, Canada and a subsidiary of Loblaws. John’s responsibilities cover all the lines of businesses under the banners of President’s Choice Financial & Services including MasterCard, banking, loyalty, insurance, telecom and gift cards. John has spent fourteen years at PC Bank as it continues to trend double digit growth year on year and was appointed in 2011 to formally setup an Information Security practice and department. John has focused on line 2 governance, access management, risk management & security awareness nearly doubling the bank’s security maturity assessment ratings in 3 years. John holds certifications as a CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) and CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner) . He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce in Information Systems and E-Commerce from Ryerson University. John also spent 11 years as a 3-time locally elected municipal school board Trustee with TCDSB - one of Ontario's largest public school boards.