Executive with the Alterna Financial Group
Brian Lawson is currently an executive with the Alterna Financial Group which includes Alterna Savings and Alterna Bank.
Mr. Lawson has over 20 years of Financial Services experience with the majority spent in management and leadership roles at Alterna that span the areas of Commercial Services, Small & Medium Enterprises, Community / Not-For-Profit & Micro-Finance, Retail Branch Banking and Mortgage Broker Services.
Mr. Lawson’s areas of expertise and strengths include commercial credit, developing innovative and creative solutions, leading high performing teams who deliver exceptional service to members & clients, creating collaborative work environments, and coaching others to meet or exceed plans.
As part of his current mandate, Mr. Lawson leads the growth and profitably of several member / client facing divisions including significant Commercial & Small Business Banking portfolios and a Retail Branch network. Mr. Lawson also has executive oversight of Alterna’s industry leading cannabis banking practice. He has been active in the industry and developed an expertise both himself and within the Alterna team.
Mr. Lawson is active in the community, including as a volunteer member with the Canadian National Institute for the Blind for over 15 years.