(BSc. In Biology), a wife, a mother, and a Senior Commercial Account Manager with the Business Development Bank of Canada. She brings 20+ year’s experience in the Banking industry, ranging from personal banking, branch manager, small business account manager to senior commercial account manager. Brings to the organization a wealth of knowledge from the business community along with the passion for helping business owners from start up operations to scaling up their business. Jody is a Women Entrepreneur champion for her territory, passionate in helping Women Entrepreneur’s start and grow their businesses, to help increase the number of Women lead businesses. Helping businesses grow also means connecting them to the right people in my network to ensure they take advantage of the resources available to them. Jody is highly engaged in volunteering, currently involved with Rotary Club of Cobourg District 7070, and a director with the Port Hope Chamber of Commerce to help guide the business community with constructive feedback and ideas for the future. She is also one of the Past Presidents of the Catholic Women’s League for Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Hastings, ON, where I was so fortunate to meet our Father Stan!! Giving back to my community and making a difference in one’s life is my way of giving back for all of the blessings I have received in my life.