The PCMA is Growing Again – Welcome to Our New Executive Director!
The PCMA is pleased to announce that Georgina Blanas
has joined the PCMA as our new full-time Executive Director.
Georgina brings considerable experience in government, industry
and public affairs to the PCMA and she will strengthen our
operational capabilities and help lead the PCMA into 2016 and
beyond. Geoffrey Ritchie, the PCMA Executive Director since
2009, who remain in a leadership role with the PCMA, remarked:
“This is an important and exciting shift for the PCMA and I am
pleased to pass the baton to Georgina to lead a strong PCMA staff
team in focusing on engaging our membership, developing new
membership services, and supporting our increasing committees,
networks and chapters activities across Canada. The PCMA will
also be broadening our very successful regulatory advocacy
program into a comprehensive public affairs strategy to engage
governments, regulators and the industry on the issues that matter
to our members and our private capital markets.”
Stay tuned to our next edition of Private Capital Markets
for more details about Georgina and the strategic plans for the
PCMA in 2016 and beyond. Check our PCMA website at www.
pcmacanada.com for background on the members of our
PCMA National Board of Directors, Executive and PCMA Staff.
And please contact us anytime at email@example.com or at
PCMA Call for Nominations
Are you interested in being a part of a passionate and
motivated group of individuals, who are committed to building the
private capital/exempt market industry across Canada? If so, we
would like to talk to you!
The PCMA is recruiting for positions on our new regional
chapters and key organizational and advocacy Committees. The
PCMA welcomes applications from officers, directors and key
individuals of private capital issuers, exempt market dealers,
professionals providing legal, finance, accounting, compliance
or other services to the private capital markets industry,
representatives of private equity and venture capital firms and
anyone else who wants to support the unique interests of Canada's
private capital markets.
New leaders and volunteers for the PCMA should be
enthusiastic and committed to the interests of our industry with a
broad range of knowledge and expertise and be able to contribute
sufficient time for the role sought.
As we continue to grow and expand, there are opportunities
to play a key role in several areas:
• Private Lending Professionals Network
• Dealer and Advisor Network
• Compliance Professionals Network
• Education and Professional Development Committee
• Legal and Regulatory Advocacy Committee
• Membership and Fundraising Committee
• Audit and Finance Committee
• Annual Conference and Awards Committee
• Data and Statistics Working Group
Interested applicants please send your cover letter and resume
stating your particular interests to firstname.lastname@example.org.