MEET THE MENTORS

Client Savant

Someone who has spent most of their career as a client side marketer/business leader

DAVE THOMPSON

Client Savant

Someone who has spent most of their career as a client side marketer/business leader

DAVE THOMPSON

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER – MAPLEX NATURALS INC. 

Dave Thompson is serial entrepreneur with over 30 years experience in senior leadership roles in financial services and management consulting. Areas of expertise include Customer Loyalty management, credit cards and debit cards acquisition and marketing online banking, merchant acquiring POS systems.

Dave is currently the CEO of MAPLEX NATURALS INC. a company he Co-Founded in 2019. Since then MapleX is an emerging leading brand in the Canadian market that specializes in development and distribution of Personal Care and cosmetic products. The company’s products are distributed across Canada and sold online on Amazon.

SENIOR STRATEGY DIRECTOR, HANIFIN LOYALTY– Lead client strategic initiatives for international and domestic clients such as GraceKennedy, NCB Bank, Scotiabank, Wells Fargo Philipps 66 and Caribbean Airlines with strategy, design and execution of best in class Customer Engagement loyalty solutions.

CEO, CARIFINANCIAL CORPORATION– Launched prepaid credit cards in the Caribbean, with Lasco Financial Services one of Jamaica’s leading bill payment and money transfer conglomerates.

STRATEGIC CONSULTANT CIBC– First Caribbean Bank – Introduced first Merchant funded Rewards program in the region. Lead sales/business development of the Merchant Acquiring Business in 17 Caribbean markets.

VICE PRESIDENT STRATEGIC PROJECTS, MBNA CANADA BANK– Responsible for the introduction of credit /loan facilities. Launched new products including Lines of Credits and credit cards

ASST. VICE PRESIDENT, CITIBANK CANADA– Lead team that launched Citibank’s Merchant POS merchant acquiring business in the Canadian market.

SENIOR MANAGER PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, TD BANK– Designed and developed POS, credit card, Interac initiatives including the rollout and introduction of POS debit to large Canadian retailers including the LCBO. Part of the team that executed marketing strategy to launched Canada’s first successful Online Banking channel.

SALES MANAGER, AMERICAN EXPRESS CANADA– Key Account management, business development to sell Corporate Charge Card and Business Travel Services to Fortune 500 companies.Along with other progressive roles in Customer support and development

In his spare time, Dave enjoys Golf, Squash, Cooking and spending time with his family.

ALL MENTOR PROFILES

MACLIN WILLIAMS
MACLIN WILLIAMS
RAHUL RAJ
RAHUL RAJ
JOHN TORELLA
JOHN TORELLA
DAVE THOMPSON
DAVE THOMPSON
KAIWAN SUNTOK
KAIWAN SUNTOK
DEBBIE FORD (STOJANOVIC)
DEBBIE FORD (STOJANOVIC)
ALLISON ABRAHAM
ALLISON ABRAHAM
LILI SHALEV-SHAWN
LILI SHALEV-SHAWN
KRISTINA A. SCHAEFER
KRISTINA A. SCHAEFER
PINA SCIARRA
PINA SCIARRA
TONY SCALA
TONY SCALA
PETER RODRIGUEZ
PETER RODRIGUEZ
LISA RITCHIE
LISA RITCHIE
CAROL READER
CAROL READER
CHRISTINE ROBERTSON
CHRISTINE ROBERTSON
ELIZABETH PRIESTMAN
ELIZABETH PRIESTMAN
ALEX PANOUSIS
ALEX PANOUSIS
MIKE NETHERCOTT
MIKE NETHERCOTT
MEGHAN NAMETH
MEGHAN NAMETH
DR. ALAN C. MIDDLETON
DR. ALAN C. MIDDLETON
PARMINDER MANN
PARMINDER MANN
CINDY LEE
CINDY LEE
DAVID KINCAID
DAVID KINCAID
LISA KIMMEL
LISA KIMMEL
MATT KELLY
MATT KELLY
SHALABH KAYASTHA
SHALABH KAYASTHA
ANDREA GRAHAM
ANDREA GRAHAM
LIBIER GOMEZ
LIBIER GOMEZ
KEVIN GILLIGAN
KEVIN GILLIGAN
BOB FROESE​
BOB FROESE​
PENELOPE FRIDMAN
PENELOPE FRIDMAN
LYNN FLETCHER
LYNN FLETCHER
KATHRYN FITZWILLIAM
KATHRYN FITZWILLIAM
COLLEEN DALOS
COLLEEN DALOS
GINA CONTE
GINA CONTE
JAMES CONNELL
JAMES CONNELL
FREDA COLBOURNE
FREDA COLBOURNE
LEEANNE COMISH
LEEANNE COMISH
BILL BROWN
BILL BROWN
CHRIS BROCKBANK
CHRIS BROCKBANK
VIRGINIA BRAILEY
VIRGINIA BRAILEY
DEBBIE BOLTON
DEBBIE BOLTON
JOHN BARDAWILL
JOHN BARDAWILL
Carolyn Ansley
Carolyn Ansley
Reza Alavie
Reza Alavie
Margaret Adaniel
Margaret Adaniel