Nicholas Smerek is the Assistant Vice President, Planning & Analysis at Mackenzie Investments, where he leads the team responsible for all aspects of financial forecasting, expense management, and decision support. Prior to this, he worked for more than 15 years in the financial sector in a variety of roles in banking, mining, financial services, and government.
Mr. Smerek is active in the community, having been a member of the Wellesley Finance and Investment Committee since 2015. He also regularly volunteered with Canadian Blood Services and provided financial expertise for a Toronto-based art collective. He is excited to use his experience to help the Board of Directors.
He has a Bachelor of Business Administration, with Major in Accounting from St. Francis Xavier University and holds the Chartered Accountant, Chartered Professional Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst designations.