A Proven Leader

Bringing dynamic opportunities into focus

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

 
Board Governance


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.