Business Development Team
Vice President, Sales & Marketing
With more than 25 years of mortgage industry experience, Mary currently holds the position of Vice President, Sales and Marketing where she is responsible for managing all aspects of Canada Guaranty’s growing customer base. Mary joined the Canada Guaranty team in 2006 and, having held a number of progressive customer relationship roles, was most recently the lead executive on all national accounts. Prior to joining Canada Guaranty, and throughout her extensive career, Mary has held a number of increasingly senior positions, including Assistant Vice President of Branch Services at Meridian Credit Union, the largest credit union in Ontario. Having enjoyed several years working as a registered real estate professional, Mary’s dedication and appreciation for developing lifelong client relationships began early. She continues to build a reputation for providing exceptional service and shares a commitment to forging strong industry partnerships in the Canadian mortgage market. Mary obtained her Certified Financial Planner designation and is a graduate of the Queen’s University Executive Program.
Vice President, Regional Sales
With more than 20 years of mortgage lending and insurance experience, Darren Kirk brings a wealth of industry expertise to Canada Guaranty. Born, raised and educated in Calgary, for the past eight years Darren has helped build a dedicated team of Account Executives and continues to help lead the successful growth of Canada Guaranty’s National Sales Team.
Marco De Paolis
Director, National Accounts
Marco De Paolis brings over 12 years of financial services experience to the Canada Guaranty team. In his current role as Director of National Accounts, he works closely with the business development team to manage and grow several of Canada Guaranty’s national accounts by providing superior service to each of our clients. Prior to joining Canada Guaranty in 2012, Marco worked in Australia as the General Manager of Stewart Title Limited where he led all aspects of the title insurance operation. In addition to gaining valuable international experience, Marco has held a number of progressive sales and operations management positions within the Canadian financial services industry. Marco holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Economics from York University.
Director, National Accounts
Liz has over 17 years of industry experience, including a history of creditor insurance, default mortgage insurance, and Sales Management. After graduating university, Liz worked at Genworth Canada where she held a variety of progressive positions over her eight-year tenure. Following that, she held a leadership position in the RBC Mortgage Specialists channel, gaining valuable insight within a mortgage lending environment. Since joining Canada Guaranty in 2013, Liz has enjoyed exposure to different roles within the organization, most recently leading the Ontario Sales Team. Her current position as Director, National Accounts, puts her front and centre with our valued customers, establishing and managing national relationships for our key lender accounts. Understanding what is important to our customers’ business, and how Canada Guaranty can continue to provide exceptional support and service, is always top of mind. Liz maintains a strong commitment to creating long-term partnerships with our customers, rooted in her desire to provide meaningful interactions at every opportunity.
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