Dan Gilchrist
Vice President

Dan has been working in the financing industry for over 20 years. Prior to joining Desante he held the position of Managing Director for CIT Canada. At CIT, Dan was responsible for all Canadian business originations, including Healthcare, Transportation, Construction, Office Products, Technology, Sponsor Finance, Energy Finance and Infrastructure Finance.

Dan is a graduate of the University of Waterloo and holds a degree in Math and Computer Science. Dan started his career with London Life in the early 90’s and has held a variety of positions in the areas of Information Technology, Human Resources and Marketing. Dan spent four years working on CIT global opportunities including Canada, US, UK, Europe, and Latin America while based out of New York. This experience, together with his other roles, has facilitated Dan`s comprehension of both Canadian and global markets.

Dan, his wife and two children live in Georgetown and are well known to the community.