Ken Alger served in a Executive Leadership capacity in the Financial Services Industry in Canada in various roles culminating a successful career with an early retirement in November of 2014. Most recently he served as District Vice President of TD Canada Trust from 1978 until 2014. This was a market leader role with a mandate to develop business, relationships and people; that was met with award winning success and recognition.
Key competencies for Mr. Alger are:
- Strategic Planning and Visioning,
- Critical and Creative Thinking – asking questions to direct thinking and change lens,
- Facilitation of Strategy Sessions – identifying direction understood by all Stakeholders
- Moving from Strategy to Functional and Operational modes in a prudent and timely way
- Performance Turnaround, calibration, tracking and monitoring,
- Definition of performance expectations that are specific, measurable and sustainable
- Senior Executive Coach – to ensure alignment to culture,
- Talent Management / Mentoring for individuals to fulfill career goals and realize potential
His industry Expertise in the Financial Services sector includes:
- Sector (Financial Services) knowledge garnered over 35 yrs and at senior executive levels,
- Understanding the impact of Political, Economic, Societal and Technology has on this sector,
- Vision of the future of Banking
Mr. Alger also served in a volunteer capacity on the board of the Queensway Carleton Hospital Foundation 2008 – 2014 and chaired the Finance and Audit Committee for the Foundation 2012 – 2014. He moved to the Queensway Hospital Board (Operations vs. Fundraising) 2014 – Present. Just recently he became Chair of the Board for a Private Investment Company AMIC (Advanced Mortgage Investment Company) 2015 – Present.
In September of 2016, he was appointed as a public member of the College of Kinesiologists with oversight for patient relations as well as disciplinary hearings.
He has his MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business / University of Western Ontario along with other Financial Services Accreditations. He also has his Government of Canada Security Level Clearance.