Candidate Profile: Brian Brescia (Northern Credit Union)

Hello my name is Brian Brescia and I am a Business Relationship Manager with the Northern Credit Union. Born, raised, educated, and my professional career has all taken place in Thunder Bay. After graduating from Lakehead University with a degree in Economics I entered the financial services industry and have enjoyed ever since. In fact I love helping businesses, grow, save money, and time. In my current role I specialize in commercial lending with a focus on multi-unit residential buildings, commercial real estate both owner and non-owner occupied, and financing the purchase of a business. I excel at comprehending financial documents and enjoy getting to understand my clients’ business opportunities and challenges. I served for 10 years on the Board of Directors with Canada Mental Health Association including 3 years as the Board Chair. I am also a past President for Lakehead Rotary.

My passion for helping business owners succeed makes me an ideal candidate for the Chamber board. What better way to help local business succeed then being involved in an organization whose sole purpose is to advocate on behave of all local businesses. The health and wellbeing of local business is so important in sustaining our community now and in the future. Local businesses are the back bone of our community and working together with the Chamber of Commerce means their voices will be heard at all levels of government. I learned early in life the importance of giving back to your community. Life has been very good to myself and my family and feel it is important to give my expertise in business to help our city prosper.

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