Colleen Moorehead is an accomplished business leader with over 25 years of experience in financial services, technology, business and web-based services. Her passion, ambition and unique business experience allow her to help build great companies and brands. Currently, Colleen is Chief Client Officer at Osler where she is responsible for implementing Osler’s client-focused business development strategy. She works closely with senior members of the firm to deepen and strengthen existing client relationships and also provides advice and guidance on new markets and business development opportunities. Following a successful career at Merrill Lynch and CIBC in investment banking and retail investments, Colleen co-founded E*TRADE Canada where, as President, she led the organization from a start-up to becoming the largest independent on-line investment firm in Canada. She also served as Vice President and General Manager of E*TRADE Financial Global Corporate Services. In her role as President and CEO for Nexient Learning Inc, Colleen successfully restructured and recapitalized the company. As Entrepreneur in Residence, at Signal Hill Equity Partners she worked to identify and evaluate new Canadian mid-market investment opportunities and also assisted portfolio companies with strategy execution. Prior to joining Osler, Colleen was head of marketing at East Coast Fund Management, a hedge fund firm launched by the former heads of TD Securities and Scotia Capital. Colleen was inducted into the Canadian Marketing Hall of Legends as a Business Builder in 2010. This category honours leaders who have improved the competiveness of their companies through increasing the value of existing brands. She is one of the original founders of The Judy Project, an Enlightened Leadership Forum for Executive Women at the Joseph Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto and currently serves as its Business Director. Colleen is Vice Chair of the Women’s College Hospital capital campaign, raising funds for Canada’s first stand-alone ambulatory hospital designed primarily for women’s health needs. She also serves and has served on many professional and community boards including, The Task Force to Modernize Securities Legislation in Canada, Stratford Festival Theatre, Canadian Scholarship Trust Foundation, Canadian e-Business Initiative, Covenant House of Toronto, TSX Policy Committee, Investment Dealers Association and Stratford Summer Music.
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