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Wade Stayzer

Vice President Retail, Meridian

With more than 15 years of financial services experience, Wade Stayzer is Meridian’s Vice President, Sales & Services. In this role, he oversees the strategy for Meridian’s Retail, Wealth, Mobile, Broker and Small Business, while also supporting the Sales and Service efforts of the frontline. Since 2005, Wade has been instrumental in shaping Meridian’s retail delivery strategy while establishing a culture of employee engagement. A long-time supporter and champion of the Ontario credit union system, Wade has held a variety of roles and responsibilities at Niagara Credit Union – one of Meridian’s legacy credit unions. In 2010, Wade was recognized as one of Niagara’s Top 40 under 40 for outstanding business achievement and community leadership. That same year, he was also recognized by the St. Catharines Chamber of Commerce as the Young Professional of the Year. An active volunteer in the Niagara community, Wade is the past-president of the Board of Directors of the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Board of Trustees of Niagara College, and is an active Member of the Rotary Club of St. Catharines. Wade holds a MBA and a Bachelor of Commerce from McMaster University.