Laura Didyk is Vice President, Alberta South at the Business Development Bank of Canada – the country’s only financial institution devoted exclusively to entrepreneurs.
Laura is passionate about entrepreneurship, having worked with thousands of business owners during the 23 years she has been with BDC, helping them access the advice and capital they needed to grow and succeed. In her current role, she is responsible for the operations of the Bank in Southern Alberta. She is also the National sponsor for the Bank’s Women Entrepreneur strategy.
During her time with BDC, Laura has held numerous positions including Account Manager, Branch Manager, Managing Partner—Consulting Group, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives; and Director, Subordinate Financing. A Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), she holds a Business degree and a degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Manitoba.