Dion joined RBC on December 1, 2010 as strategic leader for the Canadian Equipment Finance team focused on new business development and national vendor programs. He currently manages a team responsible for all equipment financing requirements in the Greater Toronto, north and eastern Ontario markets. Prior to joining RBC, he held a number of leadership positions for companies such as MCAP Leasing, GE Capital and Ryder. Dion has been in the equipment finance industry for over 25 years, he is an active member of the Canadian Finance and Lease Association and Equipment Leasing Association of North America. Dion also sits on various industry specific associations within Canada for the transportation, construction and manufacturing/industrial market. Dion has direct experience in small ticket, mid-ticket and large ticket commercial and consumer financing programs. Dion has an honours degree from the University of Toronto and an MBA from Athabasca University.