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Newmarket Prayer Breakfast

Newmarket Prayer Breakfast

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 – Speaker: Diane Mitchell


2012 Newmarket Prayer Breakfast - Speaker

Jack Vanderkooy is the President and Chief Executive Officer of DUCA Financial Services Credit Union.

He is recognized as a highly dedicated professional business executive, with proven results in leading a growing, multi-service credit union… increasing asset size from $640 million to almost $1.2 billion during his 8 year tenure as CEO.

He is an impassioned, leading from-the-heart, effective, values-driven leader and an avid life-long learner. Known specifically for taking on boldly, BOTH change and challenge alike, with practicality, lead-by-example and engaging leadership, in all arenas of his life… he continues to inspire those around him to greater heights with ease and ongoing, heart-felt encouragement.

Jack believes in fostering and balancing financial performance and interests, with exceptional relationship-building through many qualitative, trustbased, empowering and even philanthropic undertakings, (both professionally and personally speaking!).

Joyfully serving the needs of others, career AND life are similarly characterized by a gutsy embracing of opportunity and challenge, optimizing the dynamics of processes, people and outcomes, fostering growth and excellence, even in the everyday things – true stewardship, by definition and example!

Professional designations and accolades include CGA, Certified Chief Executive and Harvard Business School Advanced Leadership Institute Graduate and more. Career progression over the past 35 years at DUCA takes many shapes over the years, from clerk, book-keeper, to accountant, assistant General Manager, CFO, VP, Executive VP and at present President & CEO. From active membership, advising, leading, many arenas, business, industries and communities benefit and challenge, including church council, non-profits, large-scale property development, residential housing projects, service as a board-member ( Stakeholder Advisory Board, Deposit Insurance Corporation of Ontario (DICO), President and Executive member (Association of Credit Unions of Ontario (ACUO, Credit Union Executive Society (CUES), Credit Union Managers Association (CUMA) and countless activities in the Canada Netherlands Business & Professional Association (CNBPA), Both Jack and his wife Joan serve on the Board of Governors, for Opportunity International Canada.

For Jack this IS marketplace, workplace ministry defined, daily, on-going AND IN ACTION. Jack and his wife Joan have been married for 34 years, have been blessed with 5 wonderful children and 4 1/2 grandchildren. They reside in Richmond Hill and worship at Community Christian Reformed Church.

Welcome Jack!

Come and join with Church and Business leaders in Prayer for Our Community