Brent joined Central 1 in July 2015, bringing 19 years of professional experience in banking and insurance. He is responsible for managing Central 1’s investment portfolio and liquidity functions, as well as overseeing Treasury and Funding, capital markets, commercial lending and system securitization.
Prior to joining Central 1, Brent spent the past seven years at Manulife Financial, most recently as Vice President of Treasury Risk Management, Funding & Liquidity Operations. He also spent 12 years at CIBC, serving in such roles as Executive Director, Treasury, Balance Sheet & Risk Management group; Director of US Finance for CIBC World Markets; and Director of the Treasury & Risk Management Finance division.
Brent holds an MBA in Finance from McMaster University and Bachelor of Arts in Administrative and Commercial Studies from the University of Western Ontario. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).