Join the Canadian Club Toronto on February 21 for a thought-provoking opportunity to gain insights into the challenges and opportunities faced by Canada’s black business community. We are pleased to welcome Lianne Hannaway, CPA, the newly appointed CEO of the Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA), to the Canadian Club podium. With an impressive career spanning nearly 25 years in financial services, Lianne brings a wealth of experience in strategic leadership, governance, and sustainable financial management across both corporate and not-for-profit sectors. She is an advocate for financial inclusion and the advancement of Canada’s black communities.
Ms. Hannaway will outline her strategic vision for an inclusive Canadian economy that fully embraces the potential of Black entrepreneurs and professionals and the challenges of recent anti-woke sentiments. Ms. Hannaway will also delve into the critical importance of open collaboration with business leaders and government officials, urging them to intensify their efforts to create a more prosperous future for all Canadians. Joining Ms. Hannaway in this conversation will be Nick Chambers, partner at Boyden.
Lianne Hannaway, CPA is the newly appointed CEO of the Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA). With nearly 25 years of financial services experience, Lianne brings an extensive background in strategic leadership, governance, and sustainable financial management across both corporate and not-for-profit sectors. She is a strong advocate for financial inclusion and advancing Canada’s Black communities.
Nick Chambers is a Toronto-based Partner with Boyden Executive Search. As a leader in Boyden’s Social Impact practice, he specializes in executive and board recruitment for publicly and charitably funded Canadian organizations. A lifelong volunteer, Nick is currently Vice Chair of the Board of Soulpepper Theatre and a Board Director of the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC). Nick is also a former President and Board Director of the Canadian Club of Toronto.
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