Ron Friesen is the Chief Financial Officer for Renaissance Alliance. His is be responsible for financial analysis, reporting, planning, oversight and management of all financial matters.
Prior to joining Renaissance Alliance, Ron’s experience spanned executive-level positions in banking, insurance and not-for-profit enterprises. He has led the financial reporting, planning and analysis, capital funding and short-term investment functions for large and medium sized entities in the financial services industry. He focused on the alignment of supporting functions to the business units to maximize their effectiveness and minimize expenses. Previously, his experience includes serving as CFO for Empire Life in Canada, Executive Vice President and CFO for Concentra Bank and CFO for Sun Life's U.S. insurance business.
Ron has a Master's Degree in Finance from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Arts, Economics General from Waterloo University. He holds the professional designations of Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Accountant.