Michel Laval is President & Managing Director at WINESTONE LAVAL.
Prior to his role at WINESTONE LAVAL, Michel held senior leadership roles within a Top 5 Bank, an executive role within an insurance company and a Chief Marketing Officer role within a Mortgage Brokerage
As a former executive, Michel observed that leaders tended to tell their team “what” and “how” things are to be done, but not often enough “why”. Michel is passionate about helping people rediscover “why” they and their organizations do what they do, founded on the values of professionalism, ethics and gratitude.
Michel’s recent experience includes designing, developing and deploying mortgage financing, mergers & acquisitions programs within credit unions, residential, commercial and construction mortgage brokering, sales management, group coaching and facilitation and strategic consulting.
Michel holds his undergraduate degree and his MBA. He is a licensed Mortgage Broker. Michel is an avid martial artist and the proud father of two boys.
Mortgage Agent Licence No. M17001395
Prior to his role at WINESTONE LAVAL, Gary held senior leadership roles within the credit union system, including President & Chief Executive Officer of Alterna Bank & Savings. Gary was instrumental in creating the Bank on behalf of the Credit Union. He has spent over 35 years in the credit union system and is very well regarded by many.
In his current role, Gary works closely with Michel Laval in order to design, develop and deploy Credit Union Programs that continue to bring value to our key strategic alliances. He is a key member of the WINESTONE LAVAL organization and is engaged in a number of key strategic initiatives.
Gary holds his MBA. He also sits on a number of Boards, including TelPay and Yorkville Asset Management, where he is Chairman of the Board.
Mortgage Agent Licence No. M19000932
Prior to his role at WINESTONE LAVAL, Gabe was CEO of CIBC Insurance and President & COO of CUMIS Life. Over the years, Gabe has been instrumental in many key strategic initiatives within the Banking and Insurance sectors.
Gabe works closely with Michel Laval in order to design, develop and deploy Credit Union Programs that continue to bring value to our key strategic alliances. He is a key member of the organization and is well regarded within the credit union system as well as the financial industry.