John Garofano is the Vice-President and Treasurer of HomeEquity Bank, a Schedule I bank that is the leading national provider of reverse mortgages to homeowners aged55 and over, Canada’s fastest growing demographic segment. He has held a variety of senior Treasury and Finance roles, including positions at Maple Leaf Foods, Manulife Financial, and CIBC. He has a Chartered Accountant designation, an MBA from the Yale School of Management and is a Certified Treasury Professional. John has served previously on other non-profit Boards, including as the Board Treasurer of both Links2Care and the Oakville Columbus Association (associated with the Knights of Columbus) and looks forward to adding value to a cause he is extremely passionate to support. He and his wife have a huge soft spot for animals and wildlife, sponsor a dog cage at the shelter, and own three dachshunds, all rescued.