Dr. David G. Alexander
Vice-Chairman and Managing Director
David is a Director, Vice-Chairman and Managing Director of TECM, and a member of TECC’s Credit Committee. He is also a founder, Director, former Chief Executive Officer, and current Vice-Chairman and Managing Director of TECC. David has an extensive and distinguished career in asset-based finance and commercial credit, and has held management and executive positions at Business Development Bank, RoyNat, Traders/Guaranty, Tuckahoe Leasing, and The CIT Group. As an entrepreneur, he helped lead a management buyout at Tuckahoe Leasing in 1991 and, as its Chief Financial Officer, helped with the company’s turnaround and eventual sale to Textron Financial in 1995. From 1995 to 1999, David was founder and the Chief Executive Officer of Securcor Ltd., a commercial finance company he sold to The CIT Group in 1999. David subsequently became the President and the Chief Executive Officer of The CIT Group’s Canadian operations, and led the successful portfolio build in asset-based lending products until the company’s merger with Newcourt Credit. In 2000, David joined Arif at Pinnacle Capital, a successful Canadian early-stage venture capital firm, where he provided strategic advice and corporate governance to selected portfolio companies, and participated in combination private debt/equity placements. David received a Master of Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business, is a Certified Management Accountant, and completed a doctoral degree in accounting and management at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship in Florida. He has served as a director and advisor for a number of private growth companies, and is a Certified Corporate Director (ICD.D). In addition, David is a past Governor of the Society of Management Accountants of Ontario and a former Trustee of the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) where he served as the Chair of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Investment Committee.