Rob TetraultChair and Trustee
Rob is an award-winning business executive with an extensive background in the Financial Services Industry. Rob is also one of the leading minds in the St. Boniface Francophone Community and is a past President of the Chamber of Commerce. In his daily work life, Rob is Branch Manager, Sr. Vice President & Portfolio Manager and Head of the Rob Tetrault Wealth Management Group at Canaccord Genuity Corp. He has consistently been named to the top 50 list in Canada for all Investment Advisors and recently named #2 in the entire country. Rob is also a past chair of Francophone Lawyer’s Association and Francophone Sport Manitoba. Rob has practiced in the past as a lawyer at a prestigious firm in Winnipeg and has a Finance MBA as a member of the Dean’s List at the Asper School of Business. Rob is also a published author whose quantitative analysis paper on using Topsis and AHP methods to rank hockey players was published. Rob’s passion and dedication towards the simple goal of eradicating Congenital CMV has consumed a healthy portion of his years as a father. It’s through his vision, dedication and hard work that the Foundation exists today. Rob loves and lives life to the fullest, and can often be seen cheering up folks and reminding them not to sweat the small stuff. His optimism with respect to the eventual eradication of CMV is positively contagious.
Derrek is a devoted husband and father of three young children who have a long history of success in the financial services industry, first as a commercial lender and presently as an investment advisor. Derrek has been an active member of the community and was recently a Treasurer for Festival du Voyageur. Derrek has been involved with the Canadian CMV Foundation since the very first days, having been one of the initial signors of the Trust document which legally created the Foundation. He’s also heavily involved in one of the main fundraising events of the Charity, “Le Classique”. Derrek is also an established magician and has performed his magic at various important events throughout the province.
Marc is an enterprising young executive that has risen through the ranks of business in Winnipeg. Having served as COO of Western Canada’s Largest Winter Festival for Years, Marc now runs Manitoba’s largest Cross-Fit workout center, Cross-Fit Winnipeg. Marc has been involved in CMV fund-raising efforts since the very beginning and is credited with having co-founded Western Canada’s largest outdoor 3-on-3 ball hockey fundraising tournament: Le Classique. It’s Marc’s remarkable vision with respect to organizing and structuring an event which could attract thousands of spectators over the course of a weekend that largely helped pave the way for the immensely popular community fundraiser. In his spare time Marc enjoys playing the fiddle and snowshoeing.