Connector is the word that best describes Laura Pacheco. It is her ‘super power’. She enjoys making and maintaining connections with people. Laura enjoys connecting people with people, people with information, and people with opportunities and experiences.
Prior to joining CCI-National as Executive Director, Laura was an independent consultant providing corporate services, event programming, sponsorship package development and membership drive guidance to not-for-profit organizations. Prior to that, she was Vice President, Research and Education at Financial Executives International Canada (FEI Canada). Laura is a Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) and earned her MBA from Dalhousie University. A lifelong learner, Laura recently completed her Diploma in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) /Sustainability from the University of St Michael’s College.
Laura is a very active volunteer and is passionate about building community. She is currently a member of the Finance Committee at Casey House, Board Member and member of the Programming Committee of the Ethics Centre CA, member of the Program Advisory Committee at Centennial College, Board Member of the Federation of Portuguese Canadian Business & Professionals (FPCBP) and volunteer at the Loaves and Fishes Foodbank operating in the Bloor West Village area of Toronto.