Kerry Porter
Currently the District Leader for TD bank with over 21 years of experience in the banking industry. Oversees while providing leadership and direction to 13 TD branches within Winnipeg and rural Manitoba, specializing in coaching and developing branch managers and colleagues to promote legendary experiences for customers and employees. Kerry is active in the community supporting various groups with a heavy focus on the United Way and giving back. TD Bank has been a member of the chamber since 2016 and a key sponsor for Winnipeg Pride.
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Mark Schollenberg
Board Member
Mark works as a Product Manager at RBC Royal Bank. He has 15 years of experience in helping small and mid-sized businesses access financing, simply their operations and expand into new markets. He is passionate about helping LGBT* entrepreneurs grow their businesses and is also the board chair of CGLCC: Canada’s LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce. He has been a board member of the Manitoba LGBT* Chamber since 2010.
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Matt Metcalf
Matt is the Manager of Business Banking at RBC Royal Bank managing a team that supports small and large businesses across Canada. Over the past 6 years, Matt has travelled, worked and lived across the world including Montreal, Toronto and Tel Aviv, Israel. He is an active member of various employee resource groups at RBC including NextGen and Pride. He also mentors new graduates entering the workforce and new to bank hires as they start their career journey. He joined the chamber on behalf of RBC in 2017
Dawn Olivence
Board Member
Manager of Affiliate Relations for APTN (Aboriginal Peoples Television Network) Dawn has been with APTN since the launch in 1999. She has worked in various departments starting with Scheduling and Traffic, then the Programming Officer for all Canadian Independent productions. In 2005, she found her calling as the Manager of Affiliate Relations, where she promotes APTN and builds strong relationships with the key stakeholders of the network. Dawn was elected to CTAM Canada (Cable and Telecommunications Association for Marketing) and currently serves as the Marketing & Communications Co-Chair. She is also currently the Manitoba regional Chair for the Indigenous Peoples Commission. In addition to this Dawn is on the board for the Manitoba LGBT* Chamber of Commerce.
David Petis
Board Member
Executive Director, Advancement Red River College David leads the Advancement portfolio for Red River College and works collaboratively to provide strategic direction on fund development, marketing and web presence, communications, and government relations. David has nearly 30 years of Canadian post-secondary experience in external relations, advancement, philanthropic giving, and alumni and community relations, having led major university branding exercises and the successful delivery of multiple comprehensive fundraising campaigns. He’s held senior executive positions at several institutions including Medicine Hat College, Brock University, and the University of Alberta. As well, David holds Diplomas in Marketing and Business Administration from Fleming College along with a certificate in Human Behaviour. Outside of work, David enjoys community service and has served on several not-for-profit and community boards. Additionally, he enjoys reading, chess, participating in all kinds of sports, and travel, both exploring Canada on road trips and internationally when time permits. His favourite free time is spent with family.
Richard Rosin
Board Member
Richard is the founder of Richard Rosin Funeral Director Ltd., a full-service funeral company specializing in Green Burials, Home Funerals and online educational events. Keenly aware of environmental concerns, his board activities with the Green Burial Society of Canada have led to co-founding Green Burial Manitoba. It aims to encourage and provide resources to cemeteries, funeral directors and families to make better choices in their environmental legacies. He’s also a signatory to Winnipeg-based BizforClimate. Winnipeg's Friendliest Undertaker™ is active in the community, including board membership with the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce, Grace Lutheran Church and Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra. He is also a member of B.O.S.S. (Businesses and Organizations Supporting Seniors). In addition, he and his team support the United Way and have participated in their annual Plane Pull fundraising events. When relaxing, you can find Richard enjoying the trailer at the Oasis with their three dogs (in order of equal cuteness) - Addi, Lola and Joey.