A transformational change leader with over 21 years experience in the Financial Services Industry, with a solid track record of turning around business lines, sales teams, and business operations, across a Global footprint. Mr. Gallagher is known for his energetic, resilient and results focused resolve, coupled with a laser sharp focus on re-engineering End-to-End processes focused on the end customer experience, inspiring elevated team performance, and influencing positive change aligned to the future. Mr. Gallagher currently serves as Scotiabank’s Vice-President, Retail Service Centre, within the Bank’s Global Operations Group. He joined the Bank in 2000.
As a philanthropic leader across Toronto and Canada, Mr. Gallagher currently sits on the Board of Directors for Scarborough Health Network (SHN), and is Co-Chair for the Campaign Leadership Committee, tasked with supporting the $100 Million SHN Capital Campaign. Prior to his appointment on the SHN Board of Directors, Mr. Gallagher was Co-Chair for Scotiabank’s Employee Giving / United Way Campaign, implementing a National strategy and raising a record $15 Million to help strengthen the communities across Canada. In addition, Mr. Gallagher has supported the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto, and the YMCA of GTA – being named Volunteer of the Year in 2011.
Mr. Gallagher earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Toronto (2001), and holds the Insurance Industry FLMI Designation (Fellow, Life Management Institute). Mr. Gallagher lives with his wife Andria Gallagher, and has two children, Kaitlyn & Rachel Gallagher.