Committees

Organization, Governance, Committees & Volunteers

Board of Directors
Chair

Kevin Clark

Members

Kevin Clark - Lendified
Kip Daechsel - Dentons
Steve Goertz - GoEasy
Jeff Mitelman - Thinking Capital
David Gens - Merchant Advance
Michael Burke - Blakes
Romit Malhotra - Deloitte
Gary Fearnall - OnDeck

Executive
President

Gary Schwartz

Members

Kevin Clark
Kip Daechsel
Michael Burke

Membership Committee
Chair

Tim Lorimer (Lendified)

Members

Gary Schwartz

Communications & Media
Chair

Brent Houlden (Dealnet)

Members

Gary Fearnall (OnDeck)

Committee Details

Our Communications & Media Committee is responsible for our annual Canadian Lenders Summit as well as our Thinkwire.com thought leadership panel series.

Advocacy & Regulatory
Chair

Steve Goertz

Members

Tim Murphy (McMillan)
Sabrina Anzini (goeasy)
Melissa Soper (Curo)
Michael Wendland (Refresh Financial)
Elizabeth Sale (Blakes)

Committee Details

Our Advocacy & Regulatory Committee is responsible for working with our membership on key business issues such as the recent Open Letter in responds to The Putting Consumers First Act (Consumer Protection Statute Law Amendment).

Lending Tools & Services
Chair

Gary Fearnall

Members

Michael Burke (Blakes)
Elizabeth Sale (Blakes)
Tim Lorimer

Committee Details

Our Tools and Services Committee is responsible for partnerships that drive incremental value for our lenders. An example is our SMART Box, capital comparison standard, launched in partnership with the ILPA

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