Biography


Dennis Jackson is a recently retired Vice-President Scotiabank, Ottawa and West Quebec District. He was responsible for leading the Retail and Small Business Sales Teams, including Wealth Management. Dennis has extensive experience in Commercial Corporate Marketing, Commercial Banking, Human Resources and Operations Management, all with Scotiabank.

Dennis is bilingual and has worked across Ontario, Quebec and Eastern Canada. He obtained his MBA from Dalhousie University. He is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), holds his designation as a Personal Financial Planner (PFP) and is a Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers (FICB).

Dennis serves on several boards such as United Way Canada, Telus Community Investment Board, Vice-Chair Youth Services Bureau (YSB), and the Society for Educational Visits and Exchanges Canada (SEVEC). He is currently Co-Chair of the Employers Council of Champions for Hire Immigrants Ottawa (HIO) and sits on Carleton University’s Sprott Business School Advisory Board. He was previously Board Chair, United Way Ottawa, Chair United Way Ottawa Community Campaign. In the recent past he has been on the Motorcycle Ride For Dad National Advisory Board, the Ottawa Hospital Foundation Board. and with several other local not-for-profit organizations.

Dennis has been recognized by the Community for his philanthropy. Some examples are the St. Joe’s Quality of Life, United Way’s Volunteer of the Year, Community Builder of the Year and Chair’s Award of Distinction and most recently the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Award.

He and his wife Dorothy have four adult children.