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Andrea E. Bolger

EVP, Business Financial Services for RBC

Andrea Bolger is the Head of Business Financial Services for RBC’s Canadian Banking division. In her role, Andrea is accountable for setting the strategic direction and leading all lines of business that serve small business and commercial clients. Prior to assuming her current role, Andrea was Senior Vice President ,Personal Financing Products. She is currently on the board of The Toronto Hunt Club, The Children’s Aid Foundation and Royal Mutual Funds Inc. and is a member of the advisory Board for Equifax Canada
Here's What Falling Oil Prices And A Weak Loonie Mean For

Here's What Falling Oil Prices And A Weak Loonie Mean For Businesses

These factors have brought hard times to some industries and uncertainty about the impacts to the Canadian economy as the whole. While uncertainty is never comfortable, it can present some opportunities and challenges depending on your situation or sector. Here are three to watch for the rest of the year.
02/18/2015 18:02 EST
The Six Biggest Trends in Small

The Six Biggest Trends in Small Business

Canadian entrepreneurs should take a multicultural mindset. The Canadian landscape is changing rapidly with an estimated 250,000 newcomers making Canada their permanent home. Paying attention to this increasing segment of customers and consumers is smart business.
12/02/2014 12:43 EST
Four Small Business Challenges and How to Overcome

Four Small Business Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Canada is a great place to start and grow a business. With innovative government programs, start-up incubators that nurture young businesses and a stable economy, small business owners across Canada are finding success in a variety of industries. But success does not come without obstacles. here are some tips to help entrepreneurs succeed.
10/01/2014 05:22 EDT
5 Traits That Make a Social Entrepreneur

5 Traits That Make a Social Entrepreneur Successful

We often think that social businesses have to sacrifice profit and growth for the greater good. But our research found that many social entrepreneurs are building high growth businesses that deliver social and environmental returns.
09/18/2014 09:24 EDT
Want to Break Through That Boardroom Glass Ceiling? Simple Tips for Women

Want to Break Through That Boardroom Glass Ceiling? Simple Tips for Women Here

Women bring a different perspective in terms of diversity of thought and experience, and are passionate about making a contribution and adding value from the start. If you're anything like me, you're probably asking, "Where do I sign up?" With that in mind, I'd like to share some tips based on my experience as a board member within RBC to help you get started.
11/18/2013 12:32 EST