San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
YWiB Vancouver is proud to present our finance panel event with Tangerine, an inspirational panel of Vancouver businesswomen and men & networking event.
Do you want to take charge of your personal finances? Do you want to arm yourself with the knowledge to make wise financial descisions? If you said yes to any of these questions then you should join us at our next panel event as we delve into money management, tackling such topics as budgeting, spending and lending.
6:00 – 6:15 PM: Registration
6:30 – 7:30 PM: Panel
7:30 – 7:45 PM: Q&A
7:45 – 9:00 PM: Networking
Amanda Lee: Community Investment and Communications Lead, Tangerine
Amanda is a finance and community investment professional with a diverse background in marketing, communications, business strategy and events management. Amanda is thoroughly involved in the marketing, brand awareness and the business development of our region and focuses her role on her passion for the community by leveraging her professional and personal experience with marketing degree from SFU to provide sound, reliable and personal advice to in all of her areas of expertise.
Amanda is a savvy saver and is committed to helping Canadians by providing sound financial advice which focuses on saving and helping Canadians to live better lives by keeping more of their money. Amanda offers a fresh perspective on finance though her experience from her time with both Vancity Credit union and Tangerine bank. She is an avid traveler who is independent, driven and a great resource for anyone who wants to focus on their financial goals as can offer effective ideas of how to get there. Amanda’s breadth of experience and passion for everything she does have proven her as an invaluable resource in every facet and her uniquely educated point of view offers a fresh and effective perspective on savings and personal finance.
Darren Furano: District Manager for British Columbia, Regional Banking for Tangerine Bank
Darren has been in the finance industry for over eight years following a diverse career in Food and Beverage Hospitality Management. Having worked with some of the world largest organizations including Marriott International, TD Canada Trust, and Starbuck Coffee his diverse background has provided him with a holistic approach to helping Canadians live better lives. Darren’s approach is always ‘people first’ and he strongly advocates for and supports personal growth and development of every individual he works with.
Darren has a passion for personal banking and finance. With experience in the mortgage industry Darren believes in healthy debt, balanced with personal savings as the best approach toward financial freedom. Darren offers a unique perspective of personal finance through his experience both inside and outside of the industry and can offer individually tailored advice to people wanting to have financial understanding and independence. With his background in Human resources Management through SFU Darren understands people and how to tailor their needs to align with their financial goals.
Stacey Stenabaugh: Program Manager, Credit Counselling Society
Stacey Stenabaugh is a Program Manager with the Credit Counselling Society, Canada’s largest non-profit credit counselling organization. She began as a credit counsellor, helping people one-on-one with their debt challenges and finding solutions to help deal with their debts for good. Her devotion to her clients led to her becoming a team lead and then into her current role.
Credit counselling wasn’t her first foray into the world of finance – she comes from CitiCards Canada, part of the Citi group. Having a thorough understanding of the ins and outs of credit has helped her navigate the process of paying off the debt for many Canadians. She also has an international flare, having worked in the fashion industry in Asia and teaching English in Taiwan.
The Credit Counselling Society helps over 60,000 people a year with information, individual counselling sessions and an extensive education program. It celebrated its 20th Anniversary in 2016 by reaching a significant milestone – eclipsing the $300,000,000 mark in consumer debt paid off.
Justin Lee: Host, Young Guys Finance
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Young Women in Business (YWiB)
YWiB is a non-profit organization dedicated to connecting, supporting, and inspiring young professional women. YWiB was launched at our premier event, Beyond Pink 2008, and brings together ambitious, young women from a variety of careers, industries, and backgrounds.