Ross Gentleman was CEO for CCEC Credit Union, a community development credit union in Vancouver until mid-2016. He also served on the Legislative Committee at Central 1 Credit Union. From 2005-2013, Ross was the Executive Director of Tradeworks Training Society in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Previously, Ross served as both Superintendent & Deputy Superintendent of Pensions, with 17 years experience working in various roles at the Financial Institutions Commission of BC, Ministry of Finance. Ross has also been involved with several co-ops, non-profits, and social enterprises, in addition to providing pension trustee education. He holds an executive MBA from Simon Fraser University. Ross is a current member of 221A’s Board of Directors.