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Alan Small

Board of Directors Candidate 2023

This candidate has been endorsed by the Board of Directors.

I have been a member of FirstOntario for well over 20 years. As an Executive Recruitment specialist, I have had the pleasure of working with the Board to recruit several executives to FirstOntario, including John Lahey and Kelly McGiffin. Now, I would like to continue my contribution to FirstOntario by being a Board member and working with fellow Board members to help guide its future direction for the benefit of the membership.

What can you specifically contribute to the Board?
  • Strategic Planning
  • Recruitment and Human Resource issues
  • Financial Analysis
  • Executive experience and Board experience
  • Leadership
Educational/Professional Designations
  • HBA, MBA- Richard Ivey School of Business
  • CPA, CMA
  • Harvard Business School - Assorted Management Development courses
Work Experience
  • Executive Vice President at Credit Union Central of Ontario (Central 1) reporting to the CEO
  • Managing Director, Canada, DHR International (5th largest executive search firm in North America)
Board and/or Committee Experience
  • The National Club, Membership Committee of the Board of Directors
  • Credit Union Institute of Canada (CUIC), Board of Directors
  • Financial Planners Standards Council of Canada, Board of Directors
  • Ivey Alumni Association, Board of Directors, and Chair ‒ Governance Committee
  • Ivey Alumni Club of Toronto, Board of Directors
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