Shaping our future
Our Executive Management team shapes the strategic direction for TCU Financial Group. Our team is made up of individuals with diverse backgrounds who bring a wide range of expertise to our organization. They are dedicated to motivating and empowering TCU Financial Group employees to deliver the best experience for our members.
Our Executive Team
Chief Executive Officer
Greg has over 26 years of experience within the financial services industry, over 25 years of experience of which has been within the credit union system, all with TCU Financial Group. Throughout these years, Greg has been involved in many aspects of the Credit Union including Loans Officer, Accountant, Finance Manager, Branch Manager, and CFO. Greg assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer in June 2020. He provides the overall management and leadership of TCU in achieving its strategic objectives including improving the well-being of its members and its communities. Greg was born and raised in Saskatoon and graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Saskatchewan. He and his wife Shelley have one son, Joshua. Greg volunteers his time as a Director for the Saskatoon Hilltop Football Club.
Chief Operating Officer
With 40 + years in the financial services industry, Kathy’s experience covers all facets of the business including sales, support, compliance and risk management and leadership roles at various levels. Kathy joined TCU in 2003 and moved into her current role in October of 2020 after several years involved in setting foundational risk-based frameworks for key areas of TCU as the former Chief Risk Officer. Kathy’s extensive sales background combined with her work in risk management sets the stage for strategic leadership to all areas of the Member Experience delivery teams. Kathy is an empowering and inspirational leader who looks to bring out the best in others and remove obstacles in order to provide direction to her teams and support a holistic, consistent member experience that transcends traditional business lines. A believer in lifelong learning, she completed the Masters Certificate in Risk Management and Business Performance at the Schulich Executive Education Center, York University in 2019 as well as the Certified Credit Union Director (CCD) designation via Rotman School of Business, University of Toronto also in 2019. Kathy and her husband Sheldon have 2 adult children, Danielle and Reid, who are currently pursuing careers in medicine and engineering.
Chief Financial Officer
Jason has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry and has worked in the areas of wealth management, credit union regulation, risk analytics, internal audit and finance. This diverse and substantial background has enabled him to build a solid framework for delivering and executing innovative solutions to complex and dynamic strategic challenges. He takes great pride in positioning credit unions as a collaborative community partner – working with leaders from the municipal, health, education, and business sectors to ensure the communities a credit union serves remain economically viable, sustainable, and prosperous.
Prior to joining TCU in 2021, Jason had previously served as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Risk Officer with Synergy Credit Union. Jason has also worked for both the Saskatchewan and Alberta Credit Union Deposit Guarantee Corporations, where he played a key role in the research, development and implementation of their respective risk-based supervisory systems.
Jason holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Regina. In 2017, he completed the CUES’ Strategic Innovation Institute at Stanford University and was awarded the Certified Innovation (CIE) designation. He also completed the Professional Director certification program through the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy and Governance Solutions in 2016.
Chief Risk Officer
Robb joined the TCU Financial Executive team in September 2021, bringing more than 20 years of risk, compliance, regulatory policy and leadership expertise to the role. The majority of his professional experience is in the credit union system, including leadership roles with CUETS Financial, Credit Union Deposit Guarantee Corporation, and Concentra Bank.
Robb stewards TCU’s Risk and Compliance division and ensures the organization has effective systems to identify, measure, monitor and report on the risks of the organization. Robb holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Regina.
In his spare time, Robb is the Board Chair of the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, vacationing at the lake, watching the Toronto Blue Jays and playing softball.
Vice President Governance & Compliance
Dawn has spent the last 24 years working in the financial industry. Dawn has both a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Saskatchewan and is a non-practicing lawyer.
Her professional experience includes people and operations management, regulatory compliance and risk management, as well as strategic planning. Dawn is filling the following positions as part of her role: Chief Compliance Officer, Chief Anti-Money Laundering Officer, Chief Privacy Officer, and Complaints Officer.
Dawn volunteers as a Trustee for McClure United Church and enjoys taking part in various outreach activities in Saskatoon such as helping serve meals at the Lighthouse. She and her husband Trevor have two adult children and a rambunctious Portuguese Water Dog named Cady
Vice President People and Culture
After a successful career in South Africa, Ronél immigrated to Canada where her husband accepted a professorship in Geology at the University of Saskatchewan.
Ronél's honors degree in Organizational Psychology with a double major in marketing / public relations has allowed her to have a broad understanding of the business world. Her retail focus made it easy to transition to the world of finance.
During her career at TCU, she has focused on aligning HR practices with TCU’s progressive strategic focus. In this regard, activities to refocus organizational culture linked to proactive employee development initiatives have helped strengthen the organization.
Ronél, her husband Bruce and their daughter Tamryn pursue their love for travel together and journey around the globe whenever possible.
Vice President Member Experience
Chris joined TCU Financial Group in 2018, and brings 15 years of financial service experience to his role as VP Member Experience. Chris has a Bachelor of Commerce degree with great distinction from the University of Saskatchewan.
His professional experience includes credit portfolio management, commercial lending and people management. In his role at TCU Financial Group, Chris is responsible for creating and enabling a holistic and consistent experience that educates and improves the wellbeing of our members. Utilizing clear leadership and his passion for excellent member service, Chris is focused on creating teams that transcend traditional business lines in order to create value for TCU Financial Group members.
Chris was born and raised in Saskatoon and his career has provided him stops in Prince Albert and Humboldt. He and his wife Chelsey have three daughters.