Val joined Scotiabank in August 2017 in a newly created role, Director of Sales Effectiveness, bringing with them, 20+ years experience in sales, sales leadership, and sales performance development. During their five years in role, they established the national sales strategy, in addition, with a passion for DEI, embedded the Automotive DEI strategy.
Their passion for DEI led to leading the Pride ERG as well as the LGBT Global Council of Chairs. October 1st, 2022, Val was appointed into a newly created role, Director, Diversity Equity, and Inclusion for Canadian Banking. In this capacity, Val is leading the way in developing a holistic and integrated strategy to drive awareness, knowledge, and ability for Allyship, and at the same time to recruit, retain and to create a sense of belonging for all underrepresented groups.