Arlene Dickinson – Arlene Dickinson is a renowned independent marketing communications entrepreneur. She joined Venture Communications in 1988 and took over as CEO in 1998. She is also co-star of CBC’s ‘Dragon’s Den’.

Sherry Cooper – Sherry Cooper is the vice-president and chief economist at BMO Financial Group. She received the Lawrence Klein Award for U.S. forecasting accuracy in 2010 for predicting the economic period of 2006-2009. She is often quoted in media on economic matters.

Barbara G. Stymiest – Barbara Stymiest has held numerous high-profile positions, including the first woman in North America at the top of the Toronto Stock Exchange. She was also the chief operating officer at the Royal Bank until 2010. She was named one of Fortune’s 50 most powerful women in business three times. Since 2007, she has been a director at Research in Motion and is seen as a candidate to become chair of RIM’s board if there were a change in leaders.

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