In 2016 Mr. Ring (Rory) joined the Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce. Rory has always been focused on the need for a community to build a sustainable and growing economic base from within, while maintaining a strong open for global business philosophy.
He is a firm believer in the leadership that is provided by the Chamber of Commerce Network and those professionals whom have dedicated their professional careers to doing what no other does in each of the Chamber Communities. He sits as the Chair for the Chamber Executives of Ontario, is a former Board Member representing CEO on the Canadian Chamber Executive of Canada.
Prior to joining the Chamber of Commerce profession he was a Commercial Banker and Innovation lender with strong roots in cultivating and financing successful business operations. As the former Executive Director for the Southwestern Ontario Fund for Investment in Innovation, and Manager of Business Growth Services for the Sarnia Lambton Economic Partnership, he has led numerous community initiatives building economic strength from within and providing guidance to businesses on attracting non-traditional financial capital for accelerated growth. He joined the CIBC in 2000 and TD in 2006 to lead their local Commercial Lending units in Sarnia. He has his MBA from Queens University and a degree in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario.Back to Board of Directors